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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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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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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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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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Aminé Just Made One Of The Year’s Best Rap Albums

Is there anything better than seeing a one-hit wonder become something more? One-hit wonders are becoming more and more of a rarity; anyone can find…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2017 - 12:22 pm

YG – “YNS” (Feat. YFN Lucci & Blac Youngsta) Video & “Fuck It Up”

Lately, Compton rap great YG has been working on a new mixtape called Just Re’d Up 3: Know Your Worth, and he recently shared the…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2017 - 10:37 am

Future – “Extra Luv” (Feat. YG) Video

Fresh off of "PIE," his collab with noted human trash Chris Brown, Future is back with another new single. "Extra Luv" trades up, swapping out…
Peter Helman | June 30, 2017 - 12:55 am
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