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Everything’s Coming Up Christian Rap

Christian rap is having a mini-moment.
Chris DeVille | August 8, 2019 - 3:14 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Blanco Brown’s “The Git Up” Raises The Question Of What Rap Music Even Is

A recent conversation with my seven-year-old: "Dad, put on the cowboy boogie song." "You said you hated that song." …
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2019 - 11:45 am

Status Ain't Hood

Polo G And The New Chicago Blues

It sounds like a mantra, a Zen koan: "We pop out at your party, I'm with the gang / And it's gon' be a robbery,…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2019 - 11:49 am

More Young Dolph stories

Status Ain't Hood

Blanco Brown’s “The Git Up” Raises The Question Of What Rap Music Even Is

A recent conversation with my seven-year-old: "Dad, put on the cowboy boogie song." "You said you hated that song." …
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2019 - 11:45 am

Status Ain't Hood

Brockhampton Make The Leap

Brockhampton have been calling themselves a boy band for years; that term is central to their self-presentation. It's an inside joke. It's a way to…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2018 - 3:18 pm

Stream Young Dolph’s New Album Role Model

It's been an eventful few years for Young Dolph, the ascendent Memphis rap star. Last year, assailants fired 100 bullets at Dolph in Charlotte; a…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2018 - 10:01 am

A Duke Vice President Got Two Baristas Fired For Listening To Young Dolph

This week, Joe Van Gogh, a local coffeehouse chain, fired two employees who worked at its Duke University location. The reason: The wrong person had…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2018 - 12:17 pm

2017 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2017

Streaming changed things. 2017 was the year that rap once again reaffirmed its stranglehold on the collective imagination of America's youth. Like the moment when…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 2:20 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Future And Young Thug Joined Forces, And The World Didn’t Change

For me, the weirdest thing about Young Thug doing a full album with Future is that Young Thug has already done a whole album with…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2017 - 2:49 pm

Young Dolph Is Selling Bulletproof Vests

Nobody in rap turns his near-death experiences into marketing opportunities quite like Memphis cult star Young Dolph. Earlier this year, someone fired 100 shots at
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2017 - 10:01 am

Young Dolph – “Believe Me” Video

Last month in Los Angeles, Memphis rap star Young Dolph was shot multiple times in the upper body. Dolph didn't just survive the shooting; he's…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 11:50 am

Young Dolph – “While U Here”

Memphis rap star Young Dolph announced his new album Thinking Out Loud last week, and he did it while getting out of the hospital after…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2017 - 4:57 pm

Watch Young Dolph Announce New Album While Leaving The Hospital

Memphis rap star Young Dolph is the fucking best. He keeps making diss songs, and people keep trying to shoot him, and he keeps surviving…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2017 - 11:17 am

Young Dolph Shot In Los Angeles, Rushed To Hospital

Memphis rapper Young Dolph was shot multiple times in Hollywood and is being rushed to a local hospital, according to TMZ. The publication says that…
James Rettig | September 26, 2017 - 5:31 pm

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie & Young Dolph – “D.A.R.E.”

The last time he teamed up with a Southern rapper, the silky Bronx sing-rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (who should really consider changing his…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2017 - 9:53 am

Blac Youngsta Arrested In Conjunction With Young Dolph Shooting

Back in February, the Memphis rapper Young Dolph was on his way to a performance in Charlotte when he was attacked. Gunmen fired more than
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2017 - 3:59 pm
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