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Status Ain't Hood

The Wu-Tang Clan’s New Hulu Show Is Beautiful Mythmaking

There are many, many reasons why I love rap music. One of those reasons, I have learned, is this: At a young and formative age,…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2019 - 2:47 pm

The Week In Pop

Shawn Mendes, The Anti-Icon

Shawn Mendes was supposed to play a show in Columbus Monday, but he had to postpone. The arena full of enthusiastic fans who showed up…
Chris DeVille | August 29, 2019 - 4:36 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Young Thug, Transmitting Live From The Astral Plane

We never got our snake. A year ago, by way of promoting his Slime Language project, Young Thug had pet snakes sent to a bunch…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2019 - 10:21 am

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Post Malone Reveals Hollywood’s Bleeding Guests Including Halsey, Travis Scott, & Ozzy Osbourne

Yesterday, Post Malone shared "Circles," the third song from his upcoming album Hollywood's Bleeding following "Wow." and the Young Thug collab "Goodbyes." And now, he's…
Peter Helman | August 31, 2019 - 11:09 am

Young Thug Tainted A Perfectly Good So Much Fun Song With A New Machine Gun Kelly Verse

At some point in the last day or so, Young Thug’s pretty good new album So Much Fun changed, subtly but undeniably. The third track,…
Andy Cush / Spin | August 21, 2019 - 7:04 pm

Stream Young Thug’s New Album So Much Fun

It's unclear whether Young Thug ever released an official debut album. Way back in 2013 he was teasing HY!£UN35, a project that has yet to…
Chris DeVille | August 16, 2019 - 12:03 am

Young Thug Announces New Album So Much Fun Out Next Week

Young Thug has announced that his next album, So Much Fun, will be out 8/16, on his 28th birthday. That's next week! And he's also…
Peter Helman | August 10, 2019 - 4:51 pm

Lil Wayne’s “Old Town Road” Remix Leaks

Lil Nas X loves remixes -- and for good reason. Remixes are a big part of why "Old Town Road," his viral country-rap hit turned…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2019 - 11:55 pm

The Week In Pop

Some Thoughts On Beyoncé, Music Trendsetter, And Netflix, Music Trend

"Pulling a Beyoncé" has always been a fairly elastic concept. Even when the phrase came into vogue at the end of 2013, when she surprise-released…
Chris DeVille | July 25, 2019 - 1:18 pm

The Week In Pop

Ed Sheeran Finally Becomes One With The Algorithm

The universe has been expanding for approximately 13.8 billion years, and ever since the advent of recorded sound, popular music has followed suit. New galaxies…
Chris DeVille | July 18, 2019 - 1:22 pm

Lil Nas X Releases “Old Town Road” Area 51 Video, Says He Will Perform At The Raid

Lil Nas X's "Old Town" road is the #1 song in the country for the 15th week running. Part of its longevity has to do…
James Rettig | July 16, 2019 - 3:59 pm

Young Thug Says Lil Nas X Shouldn’t Have Come Out, And Juice WRLD Is The New Lil Wayne

Atlanta rap star Young Thug has a long history of challenging rap's gender norms; he was, after all, the guy who wore a dress on
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2019 - 9:40 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This column didn't run last week, since it was the 4th Of July weekend and everyone was off. As a result, this week's edition is…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2019 - 1:12 pm

Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus Feat. Young Thug & Mason Ramsey – “Old Town Road (Remix)”

We are watching pop-chart history unfold. Right now, Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus' singular country-rap crossover "Old Town Road" has been the #1…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2019 - 8:54 am

Post Malone – “Goodbyes” (Feat. Young Thug) Video

At this point in his career, every single Post Malone releases will become a hit, and most will threaten to reach #1 on Billboard's Hot…
Chris DeVille | July 5, 2019 - 12:03 am
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