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Ella Mai & Jorja Smith, New Queens Of UK R&B

"Boo'd Up" is blowing up. Ella Mai's sumptuous '90s R&B throwback, first released way back in February 2017 as the opening track of her Ready
Chris DeVille | June 7, 2018 - 2:05 pm

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I Regret To Inform You That My Nemesis Charlie Puth Is Getting His Shit Together

Charlie Puth is ridiculous, but more importantly, he is meticulous. His music is toothless, but his commitment to that music and its spoils is ruthless.
Chris DeVille | May 10, 2018 - 2:46 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Kanye West Doesn’t Care About Rap Music

Confession time: Until this past weekend, I was still excited about new Kanye West music. Still. After everything. This was -- and is -- directly…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2018 - 11:55 am

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The Week In Pop

I Regret To Inform You That My Nemesis Charlie Puth Is Getting His Shit Together

Charlie Puth is ridiculous, but more importantly, he is meticulous. His music is toothless, but his commitment to that music and its spoils is ruthless.
Chris DeVille | May 10, 2018 - 2:46 pm

Young Thug – “Anybody” (Feat. Nicki Minaj), “Up” (Feat. Lil Uzi Vert), & “Now” (Feat. 21 Savage)

Back in February, Young Thug announced that he was going to "act deaf for a year" and not release any new music in solidarity with…
Peter Helman | April 12, 2018 - 11:39 pm

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It’s The Freakin’ Weeknd Baby, I’m About To Have Me Some Crushing Nihilistic Despair

Viewed one way, it's a pretty impressive flex: You're about to headline Coachella, and this is what you drop?
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2018 - 2:53 pm

Future & Young Thug – “Group Home” Video

Late last year, Future and Young Thug ended a long-simmering online feud when the two of them got together to record the decent-enough collaborative album…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2018 - 10:19 am

Young Thug – “Back Bone”

Back in February, Young Thug announced that he would not release any new music this year, that he wanted to "act deaf for a year"
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2018 - 10:59 am

King Truth – “Don’t Know Me” (Feat. Young Thug)

Every March you can be sure Trae The Truth, one of the veterans of the Houston hip-hop scene, will make the trip to Austin for…
Chris DeVille | March 14, 2018 - 2:01 pm

Young Thug: “I Wanna Act Deaf For A Year”

Young Thug will always be good at demanding our attention. Earlier this week, for instance, he jumped on twitter late at night to announce that…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2018 - 9:22 am

Young Thug Says That His Name Is “SEX” Now

It only rarely works out when rappers attempt to change their names mid-career. Young Thug, a truly exciting rapper saddled with a truly generic name,…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2018 - 9:02 am

Status Ain't Hood

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

Young Scooter – “Trippple Cross” (Feat. Future & Young Thug)

Once upon a time we at Stereogum were excited enough about Young Scooter to put him on our annual Best New Bands list. Nearly half…
Chris DeVille | February 8, 2018 - 1:37 pm

A-Trak & Falcons – “Ride For Me” (Feat. Young Thug & 24hrs)

A-Trak teamed up with Fool's Gold signee Falcons on a new song called "Ride For Me," which features Young Thug and 24hrs. According to a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 8, 2018 - 12:49 pm

Young Thug Made A Video With Birdman & Paris Hilton

Hey, remember Paris Hilton? If you're too young, Hilton was basically the Kylie Jenner of 2004, except somehow vastly more annoying. (She also recorded at…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2018 - 8:53 am

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Your Guide To The 2018 Grammys: Will They Leave Kendrick Out In The Cold Again?

The Grammys are this weekend -- Sunday at 7:30PM EST on your local CBS affiliate, to be exact -- and as always, we're (almost certainly…
Chris DeVille | January 25, 2018 - 3:18 pm
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