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Hip Hop

  1. my single is dropping
    Frank Ocean Releases New Song, ‘DHL,’ Makes Us Forget About that Nightclub StuffWay to pivot, Frank!
  2. 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.
  3. music videos
    The Trinidadian Jumps Out in Nicki Minaj’s New Song, ‘Megatron’“Bratatata, shots, shots, shots, I’m drinking”
  4. 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.”
  5. nipsey hussle
    4 Shot, 1 Dead at Nipsey Hussle Funeral ProcessionThe procession was attended by 21,000 people.
  6. cultural appropriation
    Miley Cyrus Is Going Back to Her Hip-hop RootsOh, good.
  7. surprise releases
    Chance the Rapper Releases Two New SongsKind of like Pokemon Sun/Moon, you can choose your Chance mood.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Lil Uzi Vert and Kurt Cobain Have Some Things in CommonThe Philadelphia rapper is climbing the charts with a melancholy hit about death.
  13. 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.”
  14. 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.
  15. respect the classics
    Roger Daltrey Thinks Rock Has ‘Reached a Dead End’ and Rap Is the FutureRock is dead they say. Long live rock.
  16. 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. 
  17. new music
    Listen to Common’s New Song, ‘Home’The track, featuring Bilal, dropped tonight.
  18. radio vulture
    Shawty Lo Knew: Remembering an Atlanta LegendThe rapper died today in a car accident.
  19. 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.”
  20. radio vulture
    What André 3000 Taught Frank OceanThe art of opting out. 
  21. 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).
  22. 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.
  23. lose yourself
    President Obama Lost Himself in the Music, the Moment Before DNC SpeechHe was listening to “Lose Yourself,” obviously.
  24. passive aggression
    Drake’s Current Nemesis, Joe Budden, Is More of a Match for Him Than He LooksIs Drake finally losing his temper?
  25. racism
    Queen Latifah: ‘Racism Is Alive and Kicking’“We need to change this attitude.”
  26. tributes
    Michelle Obama Praises Missy and Queen Latifah“I’m so grateful to you for your passion and your contributions to our world.”
  27. new music
    Listen to a New Jurassic 5 Song, the Next Best Thing to a New Jurassic 5 AlbumIt’s called “Customer Service.”
  28. unreleased
    Hear Victoria Beckham’s Unreleased Hip-Hop AlbumWhy yes, ODB does do a guest verse.
  29. How Charlamagne Became Tha God of Hip-Hop RadioWhat do Hillary Clinton, Martin Shkreli, and Kanye West have in common? They’ve all been interrogated by Charlamagne, hip-hop’s puckish Howard Stern.
  30. comics
    Killer Mike Wrote Marvel’s Hip-Hop Covers Intro“The age of Internet lists has shows us how difficult it is to please everyone, but Marvel manages to represent Hip-Hop in every one of its various incarnations since its glorious inception.”
  31. aaliyah
    Timbaland Drops New Mixtape With Unreleased Aaliyah TrackTitled “Shakin.”
  32. embarrassing dads
    And You Thought Your Insane Hip-hop-Lip-syncing Dad Was EmbarrassingCourtesy of Instagrammer Queenzflip.
  33. cinema verite
    T.I.’s Apology Video Was Horribly ProducedWho let him shoot this vertically?
  34. obit
    Rapper Sean Price Dies at 43Price was a member of the heralded hip-hop duo Heltah Skeltah.
  35. r.i.p.
    A$AP Mob Pays Tribute to the Life of A$AP YamsThe rapper’s death was announced on Sunday. 
  36. music
    Kendrick Lamar: Let Iggy Azalea Do Her Thing“People have to go through trials and tribulations to get where they at.”
  37. Thank You For Financing My Diss Track, by Erik CoferMom, Dad, I feel like it’s finally time for me to come clean about my latest project. You remember that $20,000 you loaned me six months ago? […]
  38. beef
    The Lil’ Kim–Nicki Minaj Feud Rages AgainLil’ Kim released not one but two Nicki dis songs this week.
  39. how hip-hop failed america
    Questlove on When Black Loses Its CoolThe third in a weekly series of six essays.
  40. how hip-hop failed america
    Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: How Hip-Hop Failed Black America, Part IIThe second in a weekly series of six essays.
  41. guest essay
    When the People Cheer: How Hip-Hop Failed Black AmericaThe first in a weekly series of six essays.
  42. See Vulture’s Illustrated Map of New York Hip-HopOn these streets, rhyme met rhythm.
  43. 100 years of new york music
    50 Cent on the ’90s Hip-Hop Scene“Following Tupac and Biggie, it was almost taboo for you to mention an artist’s name on a record.”
  44. See a Thoughtful Kanye in Our Vinyl Weighs a TonA movie about Stones Throw Records.
  45. Talking to Joe Mande About His Standup Mixtape, Writing for ‘Parks and […] Joe Mande always seems one step ahead. Whether it’s his Twitter stunts, multimedia shows, or stories about attending a live taping of The […]
  46. Joe Mande Is Releasing a Standup Mixtape Later This WeekStandup and Parks and Rec writer Joe Mande is putting out his first comedy album this week. Called Bitchface, it’s being released as a mixtape […]
  47. face-offs
    Kendrick Lamar vs. Everyone Else: Who Wins?Jermaine Cole, Big KRIT, Wale, Pusha T, Meek Millz, A$AP Rocky, Drake, Big Sean, etc.
  48. vulture lists
    Yeezus Lives: 30 Albums to Try If You Like the New Kanye WestWant to darken your summer with sleek techno, aggressive hip-hop, and a little dancehall?
  49. Watch Patton Oswalt Visually Interpret a Hip Hop Song Here’s comedian Patton Oswalt in a new video for the hip hop group The Coup. In it, he visually interprets their song, “The Magic Clap,” which […]
  50. ItsTheReal Blurs the Line Between Serious Hip Hop and Parody with ‘Urbane […]Many musicians moonlight with comedic output, and vice versa. From follow-worthy Twitter accounts to viral videos and other projects, Rimshot […]
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