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Rappers Who Beat The Case Are Superheroes (ft. Roddy Ricch, Tee Grizzley, and Quavo)

Opponents of today's street rappers—overwhelmed White mothers, rap "purists," uppity Black folk, and other memorable American characters—might tell you all those bars about time...
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Hyun Jin-young and Black America’s Stake in K-pop

Once upon a time (the 1980s), A man from a faraway place came to America—no, not Prince Akeem, goofy—to study engineering....

Album-equivalent units are not “cheating”

Music streaming records get broken every full moon these days, which makes the novelty of album-equivalent units (AEUs) hard to judge. And unless you...

Murda Beatz Piped Up in Fort Erie

When you think of the sound that has Atlanta going crazy, you think of some people. Probably Black people...from Atlanta. Makes sense right? This is...

Young Nudy Said “Nigger” On “4L” And Made Me Uncomfortable

"4L"—a nod to some gang shit in Atlanta that I know nothing about—off of I Am > I Was smacks. 21 Savage's growth as a rapper...
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UPDATED: Predictions For ‘Indigo,’ Chris Brown’s 37-Song “Album” (Playlist)

Spare me, Breezy fans: I know Scorpion is a 25-track double-album and Culture II had 24 joints on it. But you know what? People were annoyed by...

A Thought: Asian Americans Can’t Rock Out

Name one Asian American musician in a major scene or subgenre in American music. This prompt on its own warrants some pushback against what my...
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Soulja Boy Is Worth Way More Than Future (Updated 2019)

Money is the root of all evil. Money, in a capitalist society, is also the best way to measure how much someone's contribution to the...

“A Way Of Life” Shows Hip-Hop’s Global Garden in Full Bloom

This is not a sponsored post. We believe in the content being promoted here. Just a couple years away...

Future’s Underrated Songwriting

Saying he mumbles is not reason enough to discredit him. Saying, "only Future fans will understand," is not helping anyone understand. Songwriting is more than...