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The Dark, Rhyme-Stealing History of Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” [Feature]

The surprisingly dark and accidental story behind the Sugar Hill Gang's classic record, "Rapper's Delight," has been told many times before. I think the first time I had my mind blown open by the true account was in... Read More

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The Evolution of Chance The Rapper’s Music Videos [Feature]

Chance The Rapper’s tight-lipped secrecy about his new album is driving me crazy. This is the album I’m anticipating most, even more than the one by the Photoshopped Gargoyle, and I have no idea when it will fall... Read More

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Drake’s Never Had a #1 Solo Hit in the U.S., Will “One Dance” Be His First? [Feature]

Three months before posting his Views From The 6 cover art, Drake took to his Instagram to share some insight into his career, something he hasn't really done much of since the OVO blog days. "No accolades really... Read More

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Bryson Tiller’s “TRAPSOUL” Goes Platinum, a New Era is Upon Us [Feature]

As I wrote before, I was napping on Bryson Tiller's TRAPSOUL album. I knew it was popular, I played it and liked it, but it wasn't until I saw that Tiller was outpacing the likes of The Weeknd and Future that the... Read More

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Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Joey Purp’s “CORNERSTORE” with Saba & theMIND [Feature]

Every city and region has their own sounds, styles, and textures. West Coast has that bounce, New York has the grit, and the South has Lil Yachty. Then there's Chicago. The Windy City has been my... Read More

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The Secret Service is Trying to Censor YG for “F*ck Donald Trump” [Feature]

A little over a week ago YG and Nipsey Hussle released their dual "Fuck Donald Trump" video. It was a political call to arms that placed the duo firmly in the anti-authoritarian lineage of N.W.A., and while the... Read More

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The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2016 (Ongoing) [Playlist]

Every December we look back and try to remember the year’s best music, but inevitably some of the best songs slip through the cracks. That’s why in 2015 we created an ongoing playlist for the entire year. Since it... Read More

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