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Rap

  1. profile
    ‘Slowthai, King of England?’ Meet the New Face of British PunkHow one young rapper is putting a voice to Britain’s post-Brexit angst.
  2. music videos
    The Trinidadian Jumps Out in Nicki Minaj’s New Song, ‘Megatron’“Bratatata, shots, shots, shots, I’m drinking”
  3. anniversaries
    XXXTentacion’s Estate Announces New Documentary and AlbumThe controversial rapper died one year ago today.
  4. odes
    Bad Bunny Is Wild in the Streets, Tender in the TweetsThe trap star’s Twitter feed is a meadow of nostalgia and intimacy.
  5. new release
    Hear Mac Miller’s First Posthumous Track, ‘Time’“In the end, everything will be fine, that’s by design.”
  6. album review
    Future Needs to Slow Down, for OnceConsistency is Future’s superpower, but he needs to be challenged and edited.
  7. deaths
    Geto Boys Rapper Bushwick Bill Is DeadHe battled with stage-four pancreatic cancer.
  8. drops
    Future Drops New 7-Track EP Save MeAnd fans think he might have sampled his ex Ciara.
  9. the law
    Tekashi 6ix9ine Associate Pleads Guilty to Role in Chief Keef ShootingKooda B now faces a maximum of 20 years in federal prison.
  10. rolling loud 2019
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of Rolling Loud 2019From a shooting scare to Kodak Black’s wild arrest to Lil Wayne’s boycott, just about everything that could go wrong did.
  11. the law
    Remy Ma Arrested for Assaulting Love & Hip-Hop Co-star, Says No Way It Was HerHer alibi? Her 4-month-old daughter.
  12. nipsey hussle
    4 Shot, 1 Dead at Nipsey Hussle Funeral ProcessionThe procession was attended by 21,000 people.
  13. memorials
    California Fans Invited to Attend Nipsey Hussle Memorial at L.A. Staples CenterFriends, family, and the rap community at large continue to mourn Hussle’s tragic death on March 31.
  14. hits
    Inform the Horses: Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100Oh man, if you couldn’t tell him nothing before.
  15. shootings
    Nipsey Hussle Shooting Suspect Charged With MurderHussle and several others were shot in front of his shop the Marathon Store in Hyde Park. The rapper was 33.
  16. los angeles
    Six Reportedly Injured at Nipsey Hussle MemorialLAPD are clearing out the area after a stampede ended what had been a peaceful daylong vigil.
  17. 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.
  18. the law
    Tekashi 6ix9ine Trial Set for 2019 at Bizarre Hearing on How Rap Beefs WorkThe judge needed some clarifications.
  19. the week in rap
    This Week in Rap: Smino Gets Silky, Cupcakke Pushes Boundaries, and MoreFeaturing Smino, Cupcakke, Zilla Rocca, and Lil Peep.
  20. last night on late night
    Eminem Rapping “Venom” on the Empire State Building Is the Superhero We DeserveThis should have just been in the movie, right?
  21. crime
    Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Reportedly Kidnapped and Beaten in Brooklyn Robbery“As crazy as it sounds.. yesterday morning I had a feeling that it was my day to die.”
  22. aubrey
    Drake Raps Behind Barz Freestyle, Because 25 Songs Just Wasn’t Enough“I got way too big off Views / Back to the basics, I won’t lose.”
  23. music
    Listen to Future’s New Mixtape Beastmode 2It’s the summer of hip-hop and there is no time for sleep.
  24. kids see ghost
    Kanye Is Releasing Two Albums This SummerA solo project, plus a collab with Kid Cudi.
  25. music
    Cardi B Drops New Single ‘Be Careful’She is risen!
  26. the law
    DMX Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Tax FraudBefore he faced the music, the judge played DMX’s hit “Slippin” upon request.
  27. Mike D on His New Life, NYC Versus L.A., and How Rap Has ChangedThirty-seven years later, he can say, with a smile, “I learned a lot of things in the Beastie Boys — including how to appreciate a good time.”
  28. grammys 2017
    Drake, Who Has Enough Trophies, Reportedly Didn’t Submit More Life to GrammysHis very good playlist album won’t get any nominations.
  29. marketing gimmicks
    Eminem (Probably) Revealed His Next Album’s Title With Fake Pharmaceutical SiteThe website for “Revival” advertises a fake pharmaceutical with a lot of Eminem references.
  30. where's the beef?
    Azealia Banks Shares an Apology to Nicki Minaj and Her Noncommittal ResponseBanks also apologized for working with Minaj’s ex Safaree Samuels.
  31. 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.
  32. true crime
    True Crime’s Latest Obsession Is Solving Biggie and Tupac’s MurdersAnother day, another chance to unpack an unsolved murder.
  33. apologies
    Rick Ross Calls Misogynistic Comments About Female Rappers ‘a Mistake I Regret’Ross says he will now focus on signing women through his upcoming VH1 music-competition series.
  34. rick ross
    Rick Ross Doesn’t Sign Women Because ‘I Would End Up F*cking a Female Rapper’“I’m spending so much money on her photo shoots. I gotta f*ck a couple times.”
  35. controversies
    The ADL Criticizes Jay-Z’s ‘The Story of O.J.’ Lyrics for Anti-SemitismThe Anti-Defamation League is concerned the song promotes damaging stereotypes of Jewish people.
  36. roll clip!
    Watch Andrea Martin Perform a Rap Written by Lin-Manuel MirandaHe wrote it in honor of her SCTV character Edith Prickley.
  37. rip
    Mobb Deep’s Prodigy Dead at 42He died due to sickle cell complications in Las Vegas.
  38. surprise albums
    Bryson Tiller Just Surprise-Released His New Album a Month EarlyWill this be the album that proves his success isn’t a fluke?
  39. ships
    Nicki Minaj Tells Ellen She’s Been Having a Lot of ‘Sleepovers’ With NasBut Nicki also says she’s celibate.
  40. big fish theory
    With ‘Big Fish,’ Vince Staples Announces His New Album Big Fish TheoryVince’s new album Big Fish Theory is due in June.
  41. 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.”
  42. ‘Fear’ Is One of Kendrick Lamar’s Best Tracks to DateIt wouldn’t be true Kendrick Lamar if he didn’t bring up the most problematic problem.
  43. 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.
  44. radio vulture
    Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. Is a Brilliant, Anxious Reflection of the WorldIt’s been two years since Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, and we are not alright.
  45. What Does Kendrick Lamar’s Overly Dedicated Tell Us About DAMN.?As Kendrick Lamar prepares to release DAMN., we look back at his earlier work for signs of where he was heading all along.
  46. music videos
    With ‘Humble,’ Kendrick Lamar Comes for the ClubsKendrick Lamar is fired up and coming for the rap industry.
  47. Alex Trebek Has a Gift for Rapping — Here’s the ProofVIDEO: The proof is in the pudding, as they say.
  48. free music
    Chance the Rapper Is Thinking About Selling His Music From Now onHe’s frustrated that it’s difficult for free releases to make the Billboard charts.
  49. early roles
    Long Before Moonlight, Mahershala Ali Rapped As Prince Ali — And He Was GoodBefore he was an Oscar winner, Mahershala was “Prince Ali.”
  50. Chance the Rapper’s Grammy Wins Were a Breakthrough, But He Was No UnderdogThose connections to Kanye and Apple go a long way.
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