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Hip Hop

  1. the inside track
    Burna Boy’s ‘Level Up’ Is Better Than a Victory LapTwice As Tall’s opening track revisits Burna Boy’s wild recent rise, and also makes clear that he’s not getting complacent.
  2. tributes
    Snoop Dogg Drops Tribute Song ‘Nipsey Blue’ in Honor of Nipsey HussleSnoop released the song the day before what would be the late rapper’s 35th birthday.
  3. vulture sports
    Drake Makes Being Bad at Sports Look Fun in Video for ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’He even breaks out some of his Degrassi acting chops at the end of the video.
  4. videology
    Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion Show Off Their Mansion, Drip in Video for ‘WAP’“There’s some h- -s in this house.”
  5. verzuz
    Rick Ross and 2 Chainz Swap Bars, Employ Essential Workers in Verzuz BattleAnd by essential workers we do mean mask-wearing strippers.
  6. black is king
    Black Is King, a Film by Beyoncé, Has ArrivedBeyoncé is here.
  7. dogg fight
    Snoop Dogg and DMX Unleash the Hounds, Hits, and Love in Verzuz Battle“Two dogs. One cage. One bowl of dog food.”
  8. verzuz
    It’s Snoop Dogg Versus DMX in Upcoming Verzuz BattleThe two are set to face off in “the battle of the dogs.”
  9. crime
    Tory Lanez Reportedly Shot Megan Thee StallionLAPD detectives have reportedly “now opened an assault with a deadly weapon investigation” into Lanez’s case.
  10. my single is dropping
    DJ Khaled Releases Twin Singles ‘POPSTAR’ and ‘GREECE’ With His Friend DrakeAnd another one (plus one).
  11. lawsuits
    Migos File Million-Dollar Malpractice Lawsuit Against Longtime AttorneyThe hip-hop trio is suing attorney Damien Granderson for taking “excessive fees” and failing to disclose potential conflicts of interest.
  12. tiny desk
    Roddy Ricch Turns Tiny Desk Concert Into Big Garage JamOther musicians, take notes.
  13. my album is dropping
    City Girls Return with Long-Awaited Album City on LockAlong with a new single, “Jobs,” an anthem for workers everywhere.
  14. my single is dropping
    J. Cole Drops Surprise Single ‘Snow On Tha Bluff’His first single of 2020.
  15. deaths
    George Floyd Was a Houston Rapper Who Worked With DJ ScrewFloyd died in Minneapolis police custody on May 25.
  16. stan culture
    Eminem Gives a Gift to His ‘Stans,’ Tweets Out Phone NumberWill the real Slim Shady text you back?
  17. extremely online
    One, True Agent of Chaos Azealia Banks Finally Speaks, Criticizes Nicki Minaj“I’m just very disappointed in you.”
  18. new music
    Future Has Given Birth to His Eighth … Studio Album, High Off LifeHe can’t stop creating … music.
  19. my album is dropping
    Future to Drop New Album, High Off Life, This FridayWhat a week, huh?
  20. d'ussé palooza
    New York Party D’ussé Palooza Fires Host Accused of Sexual MisconductMultiple women came forward on April 27 about Chris Stylezz’s behavior.
  21. battles
    T-Pain and Lil Jon Battle for Glory on Instagram LiveThe throwback to end all throwbacks.
  22. trailer mix
    The Beastie Boys Are Back in New Documentary TrailerDirected by Spike Jonze, of course.
  23. my single is dropping
    Frank Ocean Releases New Song, ‘DHL,’ Makes Us Forget About that Nightclub StuffWay to pivot, Frank!
  24. tv
    Netflix’s Rhythm + Flow Teaser Trailer: Only Cardi Can Judge MeCardi B joins Chance the Rapper and T.I. in the first look at Netflix’s upcoming hip-hop competition show.
  25. music videos
    The Trinidadian Jumps Out in Nicki Minaj’s New Song, ‘Megatron’“Bratatata, shots, shots, shots, I’m drinking”
  26. my single is dropping
    Wiz Khalifa Has That 4/20 Soundtrack You Were Looking For“Fly Times Vol. 1 will inspire a whole new generation of bosses.”
  27. nipsey hussle
    4 Shot, 1 Dead at Nipsey Hussle Funeral ProcessionThe procession was attended by 21,000 people.
  28. cultural appropriation
    Miley Cyrus Is Going Back to Her Hip-hop RootsOh, good.
  29. surprise releases
    Chance the Rapper Releases Two New SongsKind of like Pokemon Sun/Moon, you can choose your Chance mood.
  30. the week in rap
    This Week in Rap: Earl Sweatshirt Breaks Boundaries, Dipset Returns, and MoreFeaturing Earl Sweatshirt, J.I.D, Boosie, Black Thought, Dipset, Benny the Butcher, and Key Glock.
  31. the industry
    Fulfill Your Dream of Cardi B Insulting You to Your Face on Netflix Hip-Hop ShowRhythm + Flow, the platform’s first competition show, is set to debut in 2019.
  32. jerrod carmichael
    Jerrod Carmichael Is Adapting Dapper Dan’s Upcoming Memoir for the Big ScreenDaniel “Dapper Dan” Day’s Harlem boutique counted many of hip-hops biggest stars from the ‘80s and ‘90s as clients.
  33. playlists
    How a Hit Rap Song Happens NowThe most influential playlist in music is Spotify’s RapCaviar, which turns mixtape rappers into megastars. And it’s all curated by one man.
  34. Lil Uzi Vert and Kurt Cobain Have Some Things in CommonThe Philadelphia rapper is climbing the charts with a melancholy hit about death.
  35. point of clarification
    Miley Cyrus Attempts to Clarify Her Controversial Comments About Hip-Hop“I am expanding personally/musically and gravitating more towards uplifting, conscious rap.”
  36. On ‘Loyalty’ Rihanna Plays It Casual With Kendrick LamarRihanna’s appearance on Kendrick Lamar’s “Loyalty” has more of a story than you might think.
  37. respect the classics
    Roger Daltrey Thinks Rock Has ‘Reached a Dead End’ and Rap Is the FutureRock is dead they say. Long live rock.
  38. radio vulture
    Let’s Not Go Back to the Good Old Days of Real Rap BeefDrake’s vicious shot at Kid Cudi’s mental health may be a tactical error. 
  39. new music
    Listen to Common’s New Song, ‘Home’The track, featuring Bilal, dropped tonight.
  40. radio vulture
    Shawty Lo Knew: Remembering an Atlanta LegendThe rapper died today in a car accident.
  41. How Luke Cage Plans to Please Binge Watchers and Hip-Hop Fans Alike“We wanted to do a show that was unapologetically hip-hop and apologetically black.”
  42. radio vulture
    What André 3000 Taught Frank OceanThe art of opting out. 
  43. 6 Pretentious Ways to Boost Your Get Down Viewing ExperienceSix ways of seeing The Get Down differently while waiting for the show to take off (as it eventually does).
  44. irreconcilable differences
    Donald Trump and Rap Came Up Together, and Now They’re Coming ApartHow rappers came “Up Like Trump” and now pray for his downfall.
  45. lose yourself
    President Obama Lost Himself in the Music, the Moment Before DNC SpeechHe was listening to “Lose Yourself,” obviously.
  46. passive aggression
    Drake’s Current Nemesis, Joe Budden, Is More of a Match for Him Than He LooksIs Drake finally losing his temper?
  47. racism
    Queen Latifah: ‘Racism Is Alive and Kicking’“We need to change this attitude.”
  48. tributes
    Michelle Obama Praises Missy and Queen Latifah“I’m so grateful to you for your passion and your contributions to our world.”
  49. new music
    Listen to a New Jurassic 5 Song, the Next Best Thing to a New Jurassic 5 AlbumIt’s called “Customer Service.”
  50. unreleased
    Hear Victoria Beckham’s Unreleased Hip-Hop AlbumWhy yes, ODB does do a guest verse.
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