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  • fresh teaNew Music: Westside Gunn “One More Hit”
    One Hit Away Westside Gunn is not letting up with the new products. With “KARL” and “Bubba Chuck” already impacting the streets, the FlyGod is back with another hit. Over Denny LaFlare’s soul production, the Griselda rapper drops a quick freebie from his whip game to kilos on speedboats an…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 5:56pm -
  • fresh teaNew Video: Lil Durk “Chiraqimony”
    Home is where the heart is in Lil Durk’s new video. Even during his travels, Lil Durk keeps the Chi with him. Inside his penthouse suite, Durkio flaunts his stacks and shoots pool with his friends while he croons life in the ghetto. Love Songs For The Streets 2 coming soon.
    - 11 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 5:43pm -
  • fresh teaNew Music: Casey Veggies Ft. Mike & Keys “Mirage”
    On his own wave he goes, Casey Veggies’s back with a new flow. Over the thumping boom bap sounds from Mike & Keys, the Los Angeles visions new goals, accomplishments and love. Ambitions of a writer.
    - 11 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 5:33pm -
  • fresh teaR. Kelly Charged With Sexual Abuse
    R. Kelly is a wanted man. Again. Earlier today, Cook County, Illinois prosecutors indicted the R&B singer with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. This comes after a grand jury agreed for prosecutors to further investigate new allegations and a new VHS sex tape that was recently turned ov…
    - 16 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 12:30pm -
  • fresh teaNew Music: DJ Megan Ryte Ft. Joey Bada$$, Yung Bleu & Arin Ray “Unsure”
    Megan Ryte’s new single will get you all in your feelings. Even with a few good men. Produced by TM88, Megan Ryte delivers a perfect song that most couples can relate to. On the slow tempo track, Arin Ray croons over an uncertain love affair. Meanwhile, Yung Bleu takes precaution with his fling an…
    - 17 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 11:53am -
  • fresh teaNew Video: Nipsey Hussle Ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy “Racks In The Middle”
    Pumas In The Air Whether on land or in the air, Neighborhood Nipsey’s balling out in the video for his latest single. The motivational clip begins with Nipsey Hussle at a cemetery paying his respects to a loved one. Afterwards, he congregates on the rooftop full of luxury cars with Roddy Ricch and…
    - 18 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 10:18am -

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  • fresh teaMigos Did Not Like ‘SNL’ Parody Skit
    “SNL” may have had some fun at Migos’ expense, but the group was not laughing. Last May, the late-night show parodied the Grammy-nominated group in a skit starring Donald Glover, Chris Redd, and Kenan Thompson. In the “Friendos” clip, the Atlanta trio sits down with a therapist to help the…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 3:54pm -
  • fresh teaBlac Chyna Slams Soulja Boy After Breakup
    Soulja Boy and Blac Chyna’s breakup is getting ugly. Following reports of their split on Thursday, Soulja fired off a tweet aimed at Chyna. “Like I said. I just wanted to see what the pussy felt like,” he wrote. But the comment didn’t sit well with the model. According to TMZ, Chyna felt his…
    - 15 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 1:56pm -
  • fresh teaT.I.’s Sister Precious Harris Dead at 66
    T.I.’s older sister, Precious Harris, has died. According to her daughter, Precious died Friday, a week after getting into a serious car crash in Atlanta. According to TMZ, the 66-year-old “hit a pole, which triggered an asthma attack.” Precious had reportedly been on life support at an Atlant…
    - 16 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 12:34pm -
  • fresh teaR. Kelly Charged with 10 Counts of Sexual Abuse
    R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Prosecutors charged the embattled singer in Cook County, Illinois, on Friday morning after a grand jury convened to investigate the alleged sex tape that attorney Michael Avenatti handed over to authorities. Two women test…
    - 18 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 10:59am -
  • fresh teaEminem Drops ‘Expanded Edition’ of ‘The Slim Shady LP’
    In honor of the 20th anniversary of The Slim Shady LP, Eminem has released an Expanded Edition of his seminal album. The newly-released version, which is available on streaming services for the first time, consists of the original 20 songs, plus 10 additional tracks including rarities, a capellas, f…
    - 18 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 10:40am -
  • fresh teaNew Music: Jay Rock feat. Mozzy & DCMBR – ‘The Other Side’
    With a Grammy win under his belt, Jay Rock keeps the momentum going by unleashing his new song “The Other Side.” The Watts rapper links up with fellow Cali natives Mozzy and DCMBR for a strictly West Coast banger. Rock and Mozzy hold it down with their street-ready rhymes, while DCMBR supplies t…
    - 19 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 9:58am -

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  • fresh teaFall In Love with Diplo’s ‘Europa’ EP ft. Octavian, Niska & More [LISTEN]
    Diplo just hit us with a fresh collection of tunes worth swooning over… His 6-track Europa EP is a trip down memory lane for the artist, and a brand new experience for listeners to soak in. With a feature on every track, Diplo extracts plenty of flavors from the European scene, putting his own spi…
    - 9 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 7:22pm -
  • fresh teaRusko Unleashes Insanely Diverse 5-Track ‘MEGARAD’ EP [LISTEN]
    There’s one sure way to make your weekend instantly better — and that’s by putting some Rusko on. The producer just dropped a diverse, new 5-track release on Deadbeats with a little something everyone can enjoy. Behold, the MEGARAD EP and all its glory. Tracks like “Squirrel Beta,” “Sp…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 7:17pm -
  • fresh teaAdam Beyer & Cirez D To Take Over EDC Las Vegas [WATCH]
    After a run of successful b2b shows, Adam Beyer & Cirez D (aka Eric Prydz) are gearing up for some huge music festival performances. Of course, we know they’ll be headlining Creamfields — and a new cryptic post just gave away their next tour stop. “May,” Insomniac head honcho Pasquale Rotel…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 6:02pm -
  • fresh teaLouis Futon’s Debut Album “Way Back When” Is The Best Thing You’ll Listen To Today
    I just saw Brasstracks perform with Alexander Lewis last night, so perhaps I’m still in a mood, but believe me when I say that I absolutely adore brass. You put a trumpet, saxophone, or trombone in a track and I’m smitten. So when I first listened to “The Beginning” from Louis Futon’s debu…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 4:52pm -
  • fresh teaFIGHT CLVB & Lil Debbie – Feel The Rumble ft. Since Then 96′ (Official Music Video)
    Out now is this new wild banger from FIGHT CLVB, Lil Debbie, and Since Then 96′ called “Feel The Rumble.” There are a lot of cool things this track does that I feel are worth highlighting — first off, god damn, I just love horns. And you put horns in trap? Call me cooked and […]This artic…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 4:09pm -
  • fresh teaCreamfields 2019 Shares Full Lineup & Breakdown By Day
    Creamfields 2019 is shaping up to be one of the most insane music festival experiences of the entire year! It has been one massive announcement after another — and the lineup is beyond stacked. deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Tiësto, Adam Beyer & Cirez D, and many, many more. Oh yeah, and Swedish House…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 3:32pm -

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Stereogum

  • fresh teaWhat Is This Royal Trux Drama On Twitter?
    The rollout for White Stuff, Royal Trux's first album of new material in 19 years, has been going less than smoothly. The release of advance music is moving along steadily, but the band itself seems like it might fall apart at any minute.
    - 11 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 6:17pm -
  • fresh teaShut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
    Tomorrow marks 20 years since the release of A Prince Among Thieves, The Hot Rock, Things Fall Apart, Clarity, and The Slim Shady LP. And also these albums we didn't publish essays about: Paul Westerberg's third LP, the Lit album with "My Own Worst Enemy," the TLC album with "No Scrubs," and The Seb…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 4:12pm -
  • fresh teaThe 5 Best Songs Of The Week
    Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week's countdown is below, and you can listen to a playlist of all our 5 Best Songs on Spotify. Two weeks ago, something good happened: The Gr…
    - 15 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 1:28pm -
  • fresh teaWatch Chilly Gonzales’ Pop Music Masterclass On Queen
    Pianist, composer, and self-proclaimed musical genius Chilly Gonzales is back with another installment of his Pop Music Masterclass series, in which he breaks down the compositional mechanics behind different pop songs. The first episode of the show's new season is about Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody"…
    - 15 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 1:21pm -
  • fresh teaThe 5 Best Videos Of The Week
    Apparently, we're still doing stuff like this. We're still taking beloved old scraps of kids' culture, degrading them, and acting like this whole act is in any way subversive. This whole approach is not played out at all. Good to know. This week's picks are below.
    - 16 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 12:59pm -
  • fresh teaR. Kelly Indicted On 10 Counts Of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse
    R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County, Illinois, according to court records reviewed by the Chicago Sun-Times. Sources told the newspaper that prosecutors will seek a judge's approval for an arrest warrant later today.
    - 18 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 11:08am -

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  • fresh teaPREMIERE: Allow us to introduce you to HVPPY HOUR
    If you’re not familiar with HVPPY HOUR let us show you what you’ve been missing out on. The LA producer has been quietly putting together a catalog of music that can’t be missed. Now he’s starting to unveil his upcoming “Leaving” EP with a new single. “Wasted Time” features lush synt…
    - 15 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 1:19pm -
  • fresh teaR. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Criminal Sex Abuse
    The growing R. Kelly controversy has been going on for what seems like ages now, and today the situation has finally come to a boiling point. News broke earlier that the R&B singer has been indicted by a grand jury in Chicago with 10 counts of criminal sex abuse. A warrant for Kelly’s arrest has…
    - 18 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 11:14am -
  • fresh teaVincent Reveals His Vulnerable Side With For You EP
    Canadian producer Vincent is ready to show off another side to his production skills with his debut EP For You. A raw and intimate ride, For You is a bold statement that Vincent’s writing and production style has come a long way since his infamous remix of Alison Wonderland’s “U Don’t…
    - 18 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 10:57am -
  • fresh teaLouis Futon Shines With Dazzling Debut Album Way Back When
    Louis Futon is a master music maker, and his debut album Way Back When proves it. The multi-instrumentalist has dropped off a slew of singles over the past year including “Rewind,” “Surreal,” “Restless Sea,” and most recently “Supposed To Be,” all of which only heightened our antici…
    - 18 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 10:37am -
  • fresh teaManila Killa Unveils Stunning 1993 EP
    Over the past year, Moving Castle co-founder Manila Killa has shown a lot of growth as an artist since announcing his departure from Hotel Garuda. With more time to focus on his solo project, Manila Killa gifted us with magical remixes of CHVRCHES and Jeremy Zucker before announcing his debut 199…
    - 19 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 10:03am -
  • fresh teaPREMIERE: TYNAN Unleashes “Between The Devil and The Sea” Off New EP
    TYNAN is a name that you’re going to be hearing a lot more often. His remarkably unique sound design and arrangement abilities are unparalleled and are not going unnoticed. His new Songs for Ghosts to Haunt to is no exception. It’s six tracks of unrelenting energy and a barrage of chaotic bea…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 8:05am -

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Dead End Hip Hop

  • Rod and Myke Soulja Boy Debate! | Unreleased Footage from 2011
    This is old behind the scenes footage from April 29, 2011 that was never released until now. Myke and Rod (Modest Media) debate about the relevance of Soulja Boy and if he’s good or not for the hip-hop culture. We also talk about Lil B somewhere in here as well. Enjoy! Click here to subscribe [……
    - 30 days ago 24 Jan 19, 11:11am -
  • Moodie Black – MB III – DEHH Premiere
    M B I I I by Moodie Black   Noise rap pioneers Moodie Black, called “brilliant and formidable” (Noisey), release MB III. MB III is the third installment in a series of breakout EPs that began with MB which caught the attention of Anthony Fantano (The Needle Drop) and led to their sign…
    - 50 days ago 4 Jan 19, 9:11am -
  • The Bandcamp Beat: December 2018 Edition
    Bandcamp is an incredible source for music nowadays and truly requires the attention of music listeners of all genres. Many rap artists and producers, such as Knxwledge and Ohbliv, have heavily utilized the music outlet to the point where it has become the main (or only) source for their releases. T…
    - 52 days ago 1 Jan 19, 6:42pm -
  • Editor’s Choice: Music For The Anxious: A Year In Review
     “Ain’t nothing to be afraid of. You got goals. You got things you want. Move forward”—Cris Copastetik I have a new tradition I do every year on New Year’s Eve where I write a list of everything I wish to purge from my body in hopes that the Universe will transmute that energy into [……
    - 54 days ago 30 Dec 18, 5:43pm -
  • MILFENCE’s Top 50 Rap Albums of 2018
    To say 2018 was a great year for rap music would be an understatement. In reality, I feel like most years are pretty decent music-wise as long as you have your ears in the right places. However, 2018 felt different. The underground scene in particular really showed out this year. Several artists dro…
    - 55 days ago 30 Dec 18, 4:28pm -
  • Staff Writers Pick: Top Ten Albums of 2018
    It was a year of musical inundation and I’m grateful. I look at years as prosperous as 2018 and I can’t help but to also look back at those who aggrandize the 90’s as “the golden era of hip-hop”, as though our best years are already behind us. With every new generation more audacious, more…
    - 55 days ago 30 Dec 18, 3:29am -
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