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Remembering That Strange Moment When Korn Were Pop Superstars

At first, Korn were a myth to me. When they released their self-titled debut album in 1994, I was 11. I may have glimpsed their…
Chris DeVille | August 16, 2018 - 2:17 pm

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YG Doesn’t Even Have To Try Hard Anymore

Has any rapper this decade outperformed expectations as thoroughly as YG? For years, YG prowled the Los Angeles G-rap underground, cranking out mixtapes and releasing…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2018 - 12:22 pm

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Denzel Curry, Traveling At The Speed Of Thought

There's a moment on "Percs," the stunningly venomous fast-rap tirade that Miami rapper Denzel Curry released earlier this summer, where Curry lets loose on the…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2018 - 12:43 pm

More YG stories

YG Goes After Tekashi 6ix9ine In His “Bulletproof” Video

"I ain't with the pink-haired Blood shit." That was YG on "Suu Whoop," a hard-as-hell single that he released earlier this year. Most of us…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2018 - 10:55 am

YG Gets Kicked Off Plane, Performs On Fallon With Big Sean & 2 Chainz

It's been an eventful week for YG! Last Friday, he released his new album Stay Dangerous, proving that he doesn't even have to try hard
Peter Helman | August 15, 2018 - 10:38 am

Mustard – “Dangerous World” (Feat. Travis Scott & YG)

Friday saw the release of two very big and long-awaited rap albums: Travis Scott's Astroworld and YG's Stay Dangerous. They're not really competitors. Travis Scott's…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2018 - 10:51 am

Stream YG’s New Album Stay Dangerous

Last week Compton rap heavyweight YG unveiled a new video for the A$AP Rocky collab "Handgun" and detailed the tracklisting for his hotly anticipated Stay
Sara Nuta | August 3, 2018 - 12:01 am

Colin Kaepernick’s Name Cut From Big Sean Verse On Madden NFL 19

Next week, EA Sports is releasing Madden NFL 19, the latest iteration of the extremely popular sports video game series based on the National Football…
James Rettig | August 2, 2018 - 5:51 pm

YG – “Handgun” (Feat. A$AP Rocky) Video

Right now, Compton street-rap great YG has a hit with the 2 Chainz/Big Sean/Nicki Minaj collab "Big Bank," and his third proper album Stay Dangerous
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2018 - 9:24 am

YG Arrested For Vegas Necklace Robbery

YG has been arrested and charged with felony robbery, as TMZ reports. The rapper turned himself into a Las Vegas court on Thursday after a…
James Rettig | July 13, 2018 - 10:50 am

Watch Performances From The 2018 BET Awards

The 2018 BET Awards are happening tonight at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Jamie Foxx is hosting and performers include Jay Rock, Big Sean,…
Julia Gray | June 24, 2018 - 10:16 pm

YG – “Big Bank” (Feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean, & Nicki Minaj) Video

Compton rapper YG released the gang-themed "Suu Whoop" back in February and followed it with the ridiculously fun posse cut "Big Bank" in March. The…
Julia Gray | June 24, 2018 - 6:08 pm

Can You Spot Danny Brown, Tom Waits, & Father John Misty In These New Movie Trailers?

Musicians: Sometimes they act! Danny Brown, YG, Tom Waits, and Father John Misty are all making appearances in upcoming feature films, and we have the…
Peter Helman | June 5, 2018 - 4:13 pm

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All Hail Pusha-T, Our Blood-Gargling, Bone-Chomping Rap-Feud Conqueror

We need to retire the term ether. Ether isn't going to cut it anymore. Once upon a time, in 2001, Nas' "Ether" seemed like the…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2018 - 12:49 pm

YG – “Big Bank” (Feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean, & Nicki Minaj)

This is obviously a huge fucking morning for rap music, with entire new albums from Pusha-T and A$AP Rocky out there in the world. If…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2018 - 8:44 am
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