Lil Yachty is Signed to Motown Records

Michael Jackson. Marvin Gaye. Diana Ross. Lil Yachty. Don't mind the list of notable Motown signees. Yes, really, Lil Yachty is signed to Motown Records. No,...
History of Drill, Chicago, London, and New York

A Brief History of Drill Music, Globally

The eruption of Chief Keef and Chicago’s drill movement in 2012 was instant rap lore. However, no one could imagine this hyper-real,...
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Since99 Won’t End Racism, But He’s Hard

There's something special about a White boy who looks like this and can rap...

5 Really Inaccurate Bars Pt. 2 (ft. Meek Mill and Gunna)

Back with another one. Much like the last installment of this series, I write these whenever I hear some foolishness that pushes me over the...

A Thought: Drake’s Globetrotting is Advanced, You’re a Hater

When I'm passionate about a topic, I usually spend weeks on the research. I piece together interview clips, long-forgotten news updates, lyrics, and other...

Rich Chigga, Desiigner, and Copy-Paste Hip-Hop

Desiigner's 'Panda' recently hit #1 on the Hot 100 chart. Rich Chigga has amassed 2.5 million views in two months with 'Dat Stick'. And mainstream hip-hop...

What’s Up With Kanye’s ‘SWISH’? Looking Back 5 Years Ago For Context

In light of Kanye West recently changing his upcoming 7th solo LP’s title from So Help Me God to SWISH, I thought sharing this...