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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

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Look. You should know something. You are going to scroll down to the bottom of this list and see that a Panic! At The Disco…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2018 - 11:31 am

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JPEGMAFIA Makes Murky Lo-Fi Rap Into Something Exciting

When the lanky, pointy-jawed wrestler Edge debuted in the WWF in 1998, looking like a Rob Liefeld drawing, he was an evil, grinning goth in…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2018 - 11:19 am

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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

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

Watch Cardi B’s Full Coachella Set Featuring Chance The Rapper, 21 Savage, Kehlani, & More

"You know what y'all?" Cardi B said midway through her set at Coachella tonight, just before performing her song "Best Life" with Chance The Rapper.
Peter Helman | April 15, 2018 - 11:19 pm

2 Chainz – “Proud” (Feat. YG & Offset) Video

Last month, 2 Chainz released a deeply enjoyable new EP called The Play Don't Care Who Makes It. The best song on it was "Proud,"
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2018 - 11:29 am

YG – “Suu Whoop” Video

Last month, YG, one of the greatest rappers currently working, came out with the unbelievably hard throwback gang-life anthem "Suu Whoop." Today, he's got a…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2018 - 10:40 am

YG – “Suu Whoop”

Compton rap king YG, maybe the greatest old-school street-rapper we've got working today, has just come out with a new single, and it's a monster.
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2018 - 8:52 am

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Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther And The Art Of The Corporate Crossover

There's a moment on "Opps," a track from the Kendrick Lamar-curated compilation Black Panther: The Album, where the South African rapper Yugen Blakrok says, "Stand…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2018 - 11:59 am

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Fredo Santana’s Story Was Darker Than We Knew

There's a small, select group of rappers who first got famous for being namechecked on other rappers' songs; think 50 Cent saying that he's going…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Ty Dolla $ign – “Ex” (feat. YG) Video

"Ex" was one of the better offerings on Ty Dolla $ign's lukewarm album from last October, Beach House 3. The song is funky and smooth…
Julia Gray | January 18, 2018 - 1:47 pm

London On Da Track – “Whatever You On” (Feat. Young Thug, Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih, & Young Thug) Video

The great Atlanta rap producer London On Da Track recently teamed up with Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, and Offset on his single "No Flag," and…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2017 - 10:42 am

Ty Dolla Sign – “Ex” (Feat. YG)

Ty Dolla $ign and YG both rose to fame early in the decade because the two of them sounded better over DJ Mustard beats than…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2017 - 10:04 am

Mike WiLL Made-It – “Heart Of A Lion” (Feat. YG)

Mike WiLL Made-It has teamed up with Compton rapper YG for a new track called "Heart Of A Lion," inspired by Super Bowl 50 MVP…
Peter Helman | September 10, 2017 - 5:12 pm
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