Travis Scott’s shape-shifting ‘Birds In the Trap Sing McKnight’ is Kanye fan art
Come for the Kendrick Lamar cameo—and that's about it.
On Sep 3, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
Review: Kanye protege Desiigner lands on Tidal
These songs have no business behind a paywall.
On Jun 28, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
Gucci Mane released from prison early, and the Internet celebrated his return
What will Gucci Mane do next?
On May 26, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’ is a star-studded big bang
The Chicago rapper's third 'mixtape' soars beyond its liner notes.
On May 14, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
The 20 most meme-ready lyrics from Drake’s ‘Views’
We went ahead and skipped his rant about Cheesecake Factory.
On May 1, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
2 L.A. gangster rappers get political, release diss track ‘F**k Donald Trump’
And YG and Nipsey Hussle's 'FDT' bangs.
On Mar 30, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
Kendrick Lamar’s Web-crashing outtakes album is a mythic masterstroke
Lamar's leftovers heat up hip-hop with free-form genius.
On Mar 5, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
Jay Electronica and the art of releasing one rap song a year
Fans can’t quit him no matter how little he shows up.
On Feb 17, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
Lost amid Apple Music and DJ Khaled hype, a blistering Future album
What a time to have an iPhone.
On Feb 6, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
There’s now a video game about the Drake/Meek Mill Twitter beef
Not to say that it works, but…
On Jan 26, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
The Latvian rappers who idolize New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis
You need to listen to these Latvian hip-hop bangers.
On Jan 19, 2016 by Clyde Lovellette
The 10 best free rap songs of 2015
These hip-hop anthems conquered all.
On Dec 28, 2015 by Clyde Lovellette
This Notorious B.I.G. and ‘Star Wars’ mashup is downright inspired
Ten years after rap mashups wore out their welcome, a surprisingly palatable mix.
On Dec 2, 2015 by Clyde Lovellette
How DJ Akademiks became hip-hop’s one-man TMZ
Content mill DJ Akademiks is changing urban news—one watermark at a time.
On Nov 3, 2015 by Clyde Lovellette