Donald Morrison's Rap-Up returns featuring a new collaboration from Kasher Quon and BabyTron, cable music video revisionism from Vayda, a Ja Morant homage from Peezy and more.
Justin-Carroll Allan looks at the re-release of Peanut Da Don's "Trenches Reloaded" after the rapper's tragic death.
The Rap Up returns with new joints from Danny Brown & Friends, Geaux Yella, Kevin Hart, and more.
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 […]
Travis Scott’s Discomfort September 18, 2014
When Brad Beatson dies, bury him with velour on Listening to Travi$ Scott is frustrating. He isn’t a great rapper like Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, or Migos—all of whom shine on Days Before Rodeo—but a stylist whose music sounds better in album format. Most of his songs are as scattershot as a random 5-minute sample from my average […]
Jimmy Ness is like the Clevaland Cavaliers – even when he loses, he wins. Septum piercing and distinctive squawk intact, Young Thug assists T.I on a track that may end up on the latter’s ninth album Paperwork. While “About The Money” is technically T.I’s song, he allows the 21 year old’s lean-addled antics to dominate. […]
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Zilla Rocca is a 5 O’clock Shadowboxer holding the sector After the hellish winter we suffered along the east coast in 2013-2014, where 60 inches of snow pelted us into psychological mince meat, the spring of 2014 has been a mirage of sorts – 80 degree temperatures overtaken by rain, cool nights, and beautiful sunny […]
Max Bell also wishes a happy birthday to Slick Rick the Ruler. Doe B was gunned down outside a Montgomery club in December. A twenty-two-year-old gone too soon, still relishing the success of his first mixtape and on the verge of releasing his Grand Hustle/Interscope debut. As his last retweet revealed, he felt “GREAT.” All […]
Brad Beatson wrote this from the inside of a sarcophagus. Above is the video for Travi$ Scott’s “Uptown” featuring A$AP Ferg, released on December 1st. It’s the second he’s put out this year in which the titular song doesn’t drop until 2+ minutes into the video. The other, “Upper Echelon,” is posted after the jump. […]
Juicy J: a simple man who just wants a Louis bag, some lean with mud in it and the finest of herbal vapors. Other verses contributed to the “Show Out” Remix” courtesy of T.I. and Pimp C’s ghost. This might be one of the better posthumous verses of Chad Butler — a fitting tribute for […]