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2019 In Review

The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2019

At the end of 2019, rap is the most popular form of music in America, and maybe in the entire world. We know this. The…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2019 - 12:58 pm

2019 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

2010s In Review

The Wild Ride Of Rap Music In The ’10s

"From doing records from sampling, I started learning the science about what happened to soul music," the Alchemist told me 13 years ago. One evening,…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2019 - 12:41 pm

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2019 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

2010s In Review

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

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Kanye West Plays Seemingly Unfinished Jesus Is King For Audience At NYC “Experience”

When Kanye West hosts an event, the pure unpredictability and uniqueness of it will bring out the masses for a truly one-of-a-kind experience. Following Sunday…
Michael Saponara / Billboard | September 30, 2019 - 9:42 am

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

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

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

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

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

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
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