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Status Ain't Hood

Kenny Beats’ YouTube Show Might Be The Rap Album Of The Year

A fascinating thing about rap music: It may be the only form of music where personality and digital ephemera matter at least as much as…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2019 - 12:24 pm

Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole’s All-Star Dreamville Rap Camp Makes Beautiful Chaos

There have been rap camps before. In the sessions for his album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West famously flew basically all the artists…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2019 - 11:33 am

The Week In Pop

Lizzo Really Is The Whole Damn Meal

"HAVE U EVER SEEN A BITCH PLAY FLUTE THEN HIT THE SHOOT?" It was a reasonable question. It was also a relevant question because it…
Chris DeVille | April 18, 2019 - 2:48 pm

More Vince Staples stories

Queen & Slim Soundtrack Features New Songs By Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lil Baby, Vince Staples, & More

The upcoming movie Queen & Slim stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith as a black couple on their first date forced to go on the…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2019 - 5:09 pm

Vince Staples – “So What?”

A few days ago, Vince Staples shared a trailer for something called The Vince Staples Show. And today, he's officially launching the project. As it…
Peter Helman | August 22, 2019 - 1:21 pm

Vince Staples Shares The Vince Staples Show Trailer

Vince Staples has shared a trailer for something called The Vince Staples Show. It's a little unclear exactly what it will be at this point…
James Rettig | August 19, 2019 - 2:41 pm

Vince Staples Signs To Motown, New Music Coming This Month

Vince Staples has signed to Motown Records. The rapper's previous albums were put out on Def Jam. Both labels are still under the much larger…
James Rettig | August 8, 2019 - 9:28 am

Common – “Hercules” Video (Feat. Vince Staples)

Common released his last studio album, Black America Again, back in 2016. Last year, he shared an album with August Greene, his supergroup with pianist…
Julia Gray | July 11, 2019 - 10:38 pm

Stream J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III Comp

J. Cole's Dreamville label has been sharing compilations from its artists since 2014. The third, titled Revenge Of The Dreamers III, was announced back in January,…
Keely Quinlan | July 5, 2019 - 12:14 am

Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road” Video

Lil Nas X's improbable, inexorable rise to the top of the charts and country-rap stardom continues to be one of the feel-good stories of the…
Peter Helman | May 17, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Watch Vince Staples Freestyle On Kenny Beats’ The Cave Series

Kenny Beats produced the bulk of Vince Staples' recent album FM!, one of the very best albums of 2018. And now, Pitchfork reports, they've teamed…
Peter Helman | May 11, 2019 - 11:12 am

Eminently Quotable Vince Staples Says Pizza Is Disgusting, Raf Simons Is A Dickhead, And Jussie Smollett Was “Just Running A Little Scam”

It is well known that Vince Staples doesn't mince words. He returned last November with his clever, jarring EP, FM!. A few months prior, he…
Julia Gray | February 25, 2019 - 10:29 pm

Vince Staples – “Home”

Just weeks after releasing FM! -- one of the best albums of 2018, if you even consider it an album -- Vince Staples already has…
Jael Goldfine | December 14, 2018 - 12:12 am

2018 In Review

The 20 Best Music Videos Of 2018

In the early days of this century, you could still turn on your television and, every so often, catch a music video. It didn't last.
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2018 - 11:46 am

2018 In Review

The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2018

Rap music existed in a dark fog in 2018. Mac Miller, XXXTentacion, Fredo Santana, and Jimmy Wopo all died. Tekashi 6ix9ine might be the biggest…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2018 - 12:08 pm
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