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Xxxtentacion

  1. posthumous albums
    Posthumous XXXTentacion Album Coming Next MonthIt’s titled Skins.
  2. music
    Terrence Malick Is Making a Documentary About Lil PeepHe’s a friend of the family.
  3. posthumous releases
    New XXXTentacion Song Released Days After Confession Tape SurfacesLil Pump has released a posthumous collaboration with X co-produced by Skrillex.
  4. crime
    Secret Recording Captures XXXTentacion Confessing to Abuse, Stabbings“That girl is scared for her life. Which I understand.”
  5. grammy futures
    How Will the Grammys Handle XXXTentacion?His reps confirm to Vulture that the controversial rapper has been posthumously submitted for multiple categories.
  6. kanye west
    Kanye West’s Relationship to the Internet and Also Twitter Is Not GreatHe sees the web as a platform devoid of the messy particulars of real life.
  7. album review
    Tha Carter V Is Lil Wayne’s Best Album in YearsIt is almost surgically all-inclusive. There are nods to every region of American rap music and nearly every era of Wayne.
  8. kanye has spoken
    Kanye at It AgainThe Fader, however, edited his remarks on Donald Trump and Alex Jones.
  9. crime
    Four Charged in XXXTentacion MurderPolice are still searching for two of the men indicted by a grand jury Wednesday.
  10. $$$
    XXXTentacion Signed Massive Record Deal Prior to His Death$10 million, to be exact.
  11. videology
    XXXTentacion Fights His Own Dead Body in This Posthumous ‘SAD!’ VideoThe rapper wrote and filmed the video prior to his murder last week.
  12. memorials
    Celebrities and Fans Attend XXXTentacion’s Public MemorialAmid a federal investigation.
  13. billboard charts
    Why Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Album Didn’t Debut at No. 15SOS, streaming exclusivity, and XXXTentacion’s death were all major factors.
  14. billboard charts
    XXXTentacion Gets First Posthumous No. 1 Hit Since Notorious B.I.G.The song jumped from No. 52 to the top spot on the Hot 100 following his death.
  15. memorials
    XXXTentacion Fans Invited to Open Casket Memorial at Florida Panthers StadiumThe Florida rapper was shot and killed at the age of 20.
  16. How to Pronounce XXXTentacion’s NameAs popular as he was, no one seemed entirely sure.
  17. xxxtentacion
    XXXTentacion Now Reportedly Holds the Single-Day Streaming Record on SpotifyHis song “SAD!” has jumped Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do.”
  18. memorials
    Report: Cops Use Tear Gas on Crowd at XXXTentacion MemorialPolice in riot gear were on the scene.
  19. music
    The Complicated Life and Death of XXXTentacionThe cruel figure he played on the harsher records in his short catalogue lined up with violence he encouraged and visited on others in real life.
  20. essays
    The New Wave of Rap Violence Shouldn’t Be IgnoredYoung artists like XXXTentacion, Kodak Black, and Tay-K are making popular music, but their real-life violent actions can’t just be glossed over.
  21. timelines
    The Complete History of XXXTentacion’s Controversial CareerThe musician underwent a tumultuous series of legal problems and big-money label deals prior to his murder.
  22. shootings
    XXTentacion Dead Following ShootingTwo arrests have now been made in the shooting.
  23. backlash
    Spotify Is Scrapping Its Artist Conduct Policy XXXTentacion will be put back into playlist circulation.
  24. spotify
    Spotify’s CEO Now Says R. Kelly Ban Was ‘Rolled Out Wrong’“It was never about punishing one individual artist or even naming one individual artist.”
  25. the industry
    Report: Spotify Might Put XXXTentacion’s Music Back on PlaylistsReps for Kendrick Lamar allegedly called Spotify’s CEO and threatened to pull his music in response to the new policy change.
  26. Spotify, R. Kelly, and the Music Industry’s Slow Push Toward ChangeSpotify’s new policy is heartening, but it obscures a deeper problem in contemporary media consumption.
  27. What Spotify Removing R. Kelly and XXXTentacion From Its Playlists MeansThe streaming platform banned both artists from its playlists, but what does that mean for the music industry at large?
  28. vulture guides
    How to Tell All the SoundCloud Rappers ApartFrom the face tattoos to the crimes to their confusingly similar names, we’ve got you covered.
  29. soundcloud rap
    SoundCloud Rap Has Its First No. 1 Album — Now What?XXXTentacion’s chart success seems significant, but it might be the first step toward nowhere for SoundCloud rap.
  30. songs of the week
    8 Best New Songs of the Week: Courtney Barnett, Halsey, Hayley Kiyoko, KygoCourtney Barnett has written her best song yet.
  31. Lil Pump Responds Bizarrely to a Bizarre WorldExploring the sources and viral success of the South Florida sound.
  32. The Judgement of XXXTentacionHe wouldn’t be where he is if he wasn’t very good at making it very clear who he is.