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Lil Mosey Is, Regrettably, A Thing Now

The teenager in the fur coat is transcendently, magnificently bored. He does not want to be on this stage, in front of these cameras, rapping…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2020 - 11:55 am

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Gunna’s Prettified Psychedelic Trap Music

Trap music is, in a lot of ways, about numbness. Much of the time, the rappers from the dominant Atlanta rap strain are talking about…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2020 - 12:30 pm

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The One-Hit Wonders Of The 2010s

What constitutes a one-hit wonder? It seems like it should be cut and dry, but the designation can be pretty arbitrary, with gut feelings often…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2019 - 11:00 am

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Status Ain't Hood

Gunna’s Prettified Psychedelic Trap Music

Trap music is, in a lot of ways, about numbness. Much of the time, the rappers from the dominant Atlanta rap strain are talking about…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2020 - 12:30 pm

Stream Young M.A’s New EP Red Flu

It's been nearly four years since Brooklyn hard-ass Young M.A broke out with her impossibly unlikely crossover hit "OOOUUU." That was a transcendent moment, and…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2020 - 3:06 pm

Eminem Surprise Releases New Album Music To Be Murdered By

Eminem has surprise released a new album called Music To Be Murdered By. The rapper's most recent album was 2018's Kamikaze, which he also dropped…
James Rettig | January 17, 2020 - 12:19 am

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The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

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Underground Rap Will Never Die

We're entering a strange new period where there's no meaningful distinction between rap's underground and its mainstream. A regional scene can catch fire out of…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2019 - 1:09 pm

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Lil Wayne’s Triumphant Return

Here's how I think about it: A new Tha Carter album is like a new Die Hard movie. We can't expect it to be like…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2018 - 11:06 am

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Nicki Minaj, A Titan Stuck On Autopilot

Back in 2007, around the time she joined Lil Wayne on Young Money Records, Nicki Minaj released the mixtape track "Dreams (2007)." The concept was…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2018 - 12:32 pm

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Netflix’s Roxanne Roxanne Opens Up New Possibilities For The Rap Biopic

A funny thing about Roxanne Roxanne, the new Roxanne Shanté biopic that went up on Netflix last week: The movie goes through the entire career…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2018 - 2:55 pm

Young M.A – “Praktice”

None of the music that Young M.A has put out recently has hit quite as hard as her 2016 breakout "OOOUUU," but she's still out…
Peter Helman | March 22, 2018 - 7:39 pm

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25 Great EPs From 2017

Over the last couple years, we've seen the rise of the "mini-album," an inexplicable term that is, I guess, supposed to signify some kind of…
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 12:31 pm

Young M.A – “Walk” Video

The buzz around Young M.A's 2016 breakout hit "OOOUUU" has officially died down, but she's still consistently churning out gloomy, diamond-hard New York street rap.
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2017 - 10:44 am

Young M.A – “Same Set” Video

Brooklyn rapper Young M.A has already given us videos for "Hot Sauce" and "Self M.Ade" off of her recent Herstory EP, and now she's back…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2017 - 9:12 pm

T-Pain – “F.B.G.M.” (Feat. Young M.A.) Video

Last month, the once-dominant Auto-Tune hook goblin T-Pain finally unearthed T-Wayne, the long-promised collaborative mixtape that he and Lil Wayne recorded in 2009. And now…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2017 - 12:16 pm
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