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  1. grammys 2020
    Listen to Grammy Nominee Tank and the Bangas If You’re Interested in JoyYour guide to the New Orleans–based band up for the Best New Artist Grammy Award.
  2. radio vulture
    How Roddy Ricch’s ‘The Box’ Just Became Rap’s First Viral No. 1 Hit of 2020The Compton rap newcomer just denied Justin Bieber another No. 1 debut. Here’s how he did it.
  3. swimming in circles
    Mac Miller’s First Posthumous Album, Circles, Is Out Next WeekHe began work on it as a companion to 2018’s Swimming.
  4. feuds
    It’s 2019 and Eminem Is ‘Beefing’ With Nick CannonIt’s time to end the year.
  5. obits
    Juice WRLD, Rapper and Singer-Songwriter, Dead at 21In a startling new report, the rapper reportedly may have caused his accidental death by swallowing pills, so police wouldn’t find them.
  6. obits
    Juice WRLD and a Legacy Cut ShortHis resonance seemed to highlight just how desperate many young people have become to dissociate from an increasingly fraught world.
  7. a long talk
    Little Brother Can’t Be ErasedThe beloved rap duo on reuniting, how the 2010s changed the music industry, and why their influence on Drake isn’t up for debate.
  8. anniversaries
    XXXTentacion’s Estate Announces New Documentary and AlbumThe controversial rapper’s final album, Bad Vibes Forever, comes out December 6.
  9. grammys 2020
    Your Guide to YBN Cordae, the SoundCloud Rapper With Two Surprise Grammy NomsYou may not have heard of him, but the internet has. And so has his girlfriend, ahem, tennis star Naomi Osaka.
  10. crime
    Kodak Black Gets 46-Month Prison Sentence on Federal Weapons ChargesHe was arrested on the charges before his Rolling Loud set in May.
  11. lil timmy tim
    Timothée Chalamet Lives His Dream, Crashes Kid Cudi ConcertHe performed the intro to Man on the Moon.
  12. daddy issues
    Drake Is Very Publicly in His Feelings About His DadGather around, Dennis Graham truthers.
  13. surprise?
    Kanye Performs In New York, But Jesus Is King Has Been Delayed Once AgainThe second reported deadline has come and gone, and still no album drop.
  14. photos
    How Freestyle Love Supreme Made the 16-Year Journey to BroadwayCreator-director Tommy Kail talks us through the history.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. music videos
    The Trinidadian Jumps Out in Nicki Minaj’s New Song, ‘Megatron’“Bratatata, shots, shots, shots, I’m drinking”
  18. odes
    Bad Bunny Is Wild in the Streets, Tender in the TweetsThe trap star’s Twitter feed is a meadow of nostalgia and intimacy.
  19. new release
    Hear Mac Miller’s First Posthumous Track, ‘Time’“In the end, everything will be fine, that’s by design.”
  20. album review
    Future Needs to Slow Down, for OnceConsistency is Future’s superpower, but he needs to be challenged and edited.
  21. deaths
    Geto Boys Rapper Bushwick Bill Is DeadHe battled with stage-four pancreatic cancer.
  22. drops
    Future Drops New 7-Track EP Save MeAnd fans think he might have sampled his ex Ciara.
  23. the law
    Tekashi 6ix9ine Associate Pleads Guilty to Role in Chief Keef ShootingKooda B now faces a maximum of 20 years in federal prison.
  24. 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.
  25. the law
    Remy Ma Arrested for Assaulting Love & Hip-Hop Co-star, Says No Way It Was HerHer alibi? Her 4-month-old daughter.
  26. nipsey hussle
    4 Shot, 1 Dead at Nipsey Hussle Funeral ProcessionThe procession was attended by 21,000 people.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. the law
    Tekashi 6ix9ine Trial Set for 2019 at Bizarre Hearing on How Rap Beefs WorkThe judge needed some clarifications.
  33. the week in rap
    This Week in Rap: Smino Gets Silky, Cupcakke Pushes Boundaries, and MoreFeaturing Smino, Cupcakke, Zilla Rocca, and Lil Peep.
  34. 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?
  35. 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.”
  36. 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.”
  37. music
    Listen to Future’s New Mixtape Beastmode 2It’s the summer of hip-hop and there is no time for sleep.
  38. kids see ghost
    Kanye Is Releasing Two Albums This SummerA solo project, plus a collab with Kid Cudi.
  39. music
    Cardi B Drops New Single ‘Be Careful’She is risen!
  40. 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.
  41. 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.”
  42. grammys 2017
    Drake, Who Has Enough Trophies, Reportedly Didn’t Submit More Life to GrammysHis very good playlist album won’t get any nominations.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. true crime
    True Crime’s Latest Obsession Is Solving Biggie and Tupac’s MurdersAnother day, another chance to unpack an unsolved murder.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.”
  49. 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.
  50. roll clip!
    Watch Andrea Martin Perform a Rap Written by Lin-Manuel MirandaHe wrote it in honor of her SCTV character Edith Prickley.
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