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.
Gucci Mane released from prison early, and the Internet celebrated his return
What will Gucci Mane do next?
Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’ is a star-studded big bang
The Chicago rapper's third 'mixtape' soars beyond its liner notes.
The 20 most meme-ready lyrics from Drake’s ‘Views’
We went ahead and skipped his rant about Cheesecake Factory.
2 L.A. gangster rappers get political, release diss track ‘F**k Donald Trump’
And YG and Nipsey Hussle's 'FDT' bangs.
Kendrick Lamar’s Web-crashing outtakes album is a mythic masterstroke
Lamar's leftovers heat up hip-hop with free-form genius.
Jay Electronica and the art of releasing one rap song a year
Fans can’t quit him no matter how little he shows up.
The Latvian rappers who idolize New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis
You need to listen to these Latvian hip-hop bangers.
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.
How DJ Akademiks became hip-hop’s one-man TMZ
Content mill DJ Akademiks is changing urban news—one watermark at a time.
South Carolina inmates get solitary confinement for making rap video in prison
The video's virality drew the attention of the South Carolina Department of Corrections.
Internet-fueled singles don’t always translate to album sales
The Internet was supposed to change all of this.