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20 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Albums of 2017 (So Far), Ranked (Pt. 2)

By Brendan V | Posted September 19, 2017
We look forward to you voicing your complaints. Again.

Kendrick Lamar Rapped For an Hour Straight to Prove Himself to Top Dawg

By DJ Z | Posted September 14, 2017
"He probably won’t admit it, but Top didn’t get Kendrick early on."

Joe Budden, “Pump It Up” & the Curious Case of Misleading Rap Singles

By Yoh | Posted September 7, 2017
From Joe Budden to Joey Bada$$, lead singles don't always taste like the main course.

Kendrick Lamar Calls SZA’s ‘Ctrl’ Album a “Masterpiece” (It Is)

By DJ Z | Posted August 24, 2017
"There's not much more I can say. She's the one."
Tags: SZA, Brief

Tweet Rewind: Metro Boomin Has Some Bangers for Kendrick Lamar

By DJ Z | Posted August 14, 2017
"Where can I shoot some beats thru my g?"

Kendrick Lamar’s Definition of a “Wack Artist” Is Spot On

By DJ Z | Posted August 9, 2017
"That's what keeps the game watered-down."

Was Hip-Hop’s New Generation Established in 2013?

By Yoh | Posted August 7, 2017
From JAY-Z, Eminem and Nas to Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole & Drake. What year did the guard change?

From Nas to Kendrick: How to Appreciate the Greatest Emcees Through Their Biggest Flaws

By Matt Wilhite | Posted August 4, 2017
Imperfection is important. It's our blueprint for progress.
Tags: Nas, Opinion

Beat Break: Teddy Walton Shares the Story Behind His 5 Biggest Songs

By Andy James | Posted August 2, 2017
We spoke with the mental health-conscious producer behind Kendrick's "LOVE.," GoldLink's "Crew" and more.