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Status Ain't Hood

Bad Boy, Mobb Deep, And The Endurance Of ’90s Rap Nostalgia

In the Bad Boy era, I hated Bad Boy. I loved Biggie, and the rest of it was an abomination to me. It was the…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2016 - 10:13 am

2015 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: Jay Rock Stands In The Shadows Of Giants

It's ridiculous to talk about Black Hippy, the California rap supergroup, as if they were the Who, but let's do it anyway. If Black Hippy…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2015 - 11:55 am

More Young Dro stories

2015 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am

Watch Future, T.I., Young Dro, & Rich Homie Quan Perform At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

Last night, BET broadcasted the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the network's second annual awards show. This one was notably low on both star power and drama;…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 10:05 am

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: Kanye West And The Strange History Of The Video Vanguard Award

Earlier this week, we learned that Kanye West would become the latest recipient of the MTV Video Vanguard Awards, the Video Music Awards' basic equivalent…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 11:01 am

Download Young Dro Black Label & Purple Label Mixtapes

Young Thug and Gucci Mane aren't the only populist Atlanta rap weirdos with new mixtapes out. Yesterday, Young Dro, whose gruff and frantic and color-drunk…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2014 - 11:35 am

Download Young Dro Ralph Lauren Reefa Mixtape

I am delighted to report that Young Dro loves Puerto Ricans, and that his Benz is white as Jackie Gleason. Because of ridiculous, awesome lines…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2012 - 10:11 am

Download Young Dro We Outchea Mixtape

We've already posted the video for his ridiculously fun track "Maserati," and now the exuberant and color-obsessed Atlanta rapper Young Dro has broken us off…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2012 - 5:26 pm

Young Dro – “Maserati” Video

I love this guy. I mean, I fucking love him. When he talks about what color his car is, he brings more energy and eloquence…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2011 - 12:01 pm