The Rap Up returns with words on N.E.R.D.'s collaboration with Future, Playboi Carti's new track, and more.
Harold Bingo breaks down Chief Keef's excellent new record, 'Thot Breaker.'
Featuring Havoc, Alchemist, & Method Man, Mozzy, Loudiene & The Outfit, Tx.,Young God, Chief Keef & More.
Porter Partin examined the history of Rap Instagram beefs so you didn't have to.
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 […]
Dan Adu-Gyamfi is now on Twitter.  On Halloween, the favorite holiday of all goons, Chiraq native Chief Keef dropped the sequel to the project that made him a star and helped propel the drill movement. Back from the Dead 2 finds Sosa slowly returning to form after dropping two horrendous mixtapes last year. In the 2008 […]
Essay by Dan Adu-Gyamfi, art by Brad Beatson and captions by Son Raw. T-Pain’s use of Auto-Tune influenced many to follow their singing dreams even if their vocal chords refused to go along. A new rap subgenre was born: “Sad Robot Music.” The phrase was coined by site founder, Jeff Weiss, and rapper, Nocando, on […]
Let’s be unequivocal: there is no way to top “Love Sosa.” No matter whether you love or hate Chief Keef, it invalidates every argument you can have against his rise. Yes, most of his raps sound like he’s speaking drillvish. Yes, he’s about as lyrical as a Bazooka Joe comic. But he is as efficient […]