Like the term "casual elegance," Evan Nabavian is beginning to embrace "Ratchet & Blues"
Evan Nabavian is familiar.  Whatever the circumstances, Chief Keef’s dismissal from Interscope signals the end of Chicago drill rap’s dalliance with the mainstream. The scene failed to capture America’s imagination the way trap did. Local legends will likely stay local and talent unearthed by DJ Bandz will have limited appeal outside of Chicago and astute rap […]
Evan Nabavian would settle for Financially Stable Homie Quan From where I’m standing, it looks like we’ve hit the apex of flamboyant, shirtless, caterwauling, lean-soaked, molly-fueled rap. That’s not to say it won’t get bigger, but its stars are experiencing the euphoric, intoxicating high that my seventh grade health teacher warned me about. Rich Homie […]
BJ The Chicago Kid Wants Mo October 20, 2014
  Evan Nabavian is swiping right on your Tinder. R&B crooner BJ The Chicago Kid channels that moment of clarity you get when you’re enraptured by the pussy. You’re about to dive in there and paint the Sistine Chapel, pitch a perfect game, and discover the Higgs Boson. The pussy is about to host a watershed […]
Evan Nabavian only flexes in the dark Rae Sremmurd are men of juxtapositions. They make a song about bad bitches, but then the video shows them having wholesome fun with two young ladies. They live for the turn up, but the video shows a sunny day at the carnival. The beat is somber and minimal, […]
Evan Nabavian will run through your team like Jerome Bettis Years past there came a rapper from lands distant who landed in America to reap the bounty of the South Bronx. He adopted its manners and dress, partook in the wares of its bodegas, and mimed local bards like Slick Rick and Tim Dog. He […]
If you touch Evan Nabavian, you’ll get shocked Janelle Monae endeared herself to everybody and their moms with the sassy brass of “Tightrope” and its surrealist dance party video. The Tightrope, her tuxedo, and her hair landed her on festival and award show stages. But the video for “Electric Lady” states her star power like […]
Evan Nabavian played the triangle for So So Def from 1994-1999 If you needed a duet of feminine brass this summer and you weren’t humbled by the cosmic event that was Beyonce and Nicki Minaj’s “Flawless” remix, then we should talk about “100” by Demetria McKinney and Da Brat. Its message lends itself to a […]
In shootouts, Evan Nabavian stays low and keeps firing MPA Shitro seems to have mixed up his rap signifiers. He crip walks over beats by Metro Boomin and 808 Mafia, he calls Young Thug and Casey Veggies family, and he has a track full of hi-hats called “Bacc to Slauson”. While on tour with Kid […]