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Listening To Kodak Black Is A Complicated Thing

Last year, I wrote a column about how Kodak Black was everything great about rap music. Kodak was 18, his star was rising, and he'd…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2017 - 11:03 am

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Nicki Minaj Will Not Be Defeated, But That Doesn’t Mean She’s Winning

Watch Nicki Minaj right now. She's doing something special. Right now, before the world, Nicki is putting on a master class in Superstar Beef Management.
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2017 - 11:04 am

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Young Dolph & Yo Gotti Battle For The Heart Of Memphis Rap

Young Dolph just released the best non-Migos rap album I've heard in 2017. Dolph's new mixtape, Gelato, is a ridiculously solid piece of trap music.
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2017 - 10:35 am

More Young Dolph stories

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

Young Dolph – “100 Shots” Video

Back in February, someone shot 100 bullets at surging Memphis rap king Young Dolph in Charlotte. But Dolph's car was bulletproof, and not only was…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2017 - 11:00 am

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Nicki Minaj Will Not Be Defeated, But That Doesn’t Mean She’s Winning

Watch Nicki Minaj right now. She's doing something special. Right now, before the world, Nicki is putting on a master class in Superstar Beef Management.
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2017 - 11:04 am

Someone Shot At Young Dolph 100 Times In Charlotte, And He Still Performed That Night

On Saturday night, the Memphis rapper Young Dolph -- who released the very strong album Gelato earlier this month -- was in Charlotte to perform…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 11:43 am

Young Dolph – “Yeezy” Video

Young Dolph released Gelato, his bid for Memphis rap supremacy in mixtape form, earlier this month. He's already released a music video for "Whole Lot,"
Peter Helman | February 18, 2017 - 6:19 pm

Young Dolph – “Whole Lot” Video

Memphis rapper Young Dolph just released the new mixtape Gelato, his bid for Memphis rap supremacy. And now he's released a new music video for…
Peter Helman | February 11, 2017 - 1:53 pm

Stream Young Dolph Gelato

The Memphis rapper Young Dolph came up as a Gucci Mane protege, and like a lot of other rappers who came up as Gucci Mane…
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2017 - 3:20 pm

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Prepare Yourself For Conway’s Bleak, Dusty, Evocative Street-Rap

The city of Buffalo is way out in the hinterlands, a whole lot closer to Toronto than it is to New York City. But if…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2017 - 10:12 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

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Could Rap Music Be Whitewashed The Way Rock ‘N’ Roll Was?

In 1960, black rock 'n' roll guitarists like Chuck Berry were among the most vital forces driving popular culture. By 1970, a black rock 'n'
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2016 - 12:51 pm

Gucci Mane – “Bling Blaww Burr” (Feat. Young Dolph)

Gucci Mane has been home from prison for a few months now, and he's already released one album, the impressive Everybody Looking. But Gucci works…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2016 - 8:49 am

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Young Thug Is His Own Genre Now

On the old Comedy Central puppets-doing-prank-calls show Crank Yankers, there was once a sketch where Ludacris called Def Jam president Kevin Liles and informed him…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2016 - 9:38 am
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