rap

Film

An Exhaustive Breakdown of Will Smith's Extremely Cursed 'Aladdin' Rap

From the lamp-rubbing innuendos to the part where DJ Khaled channels the Ying Yang Twins.
Drew Schwartz
3 days ago
News

The 'Old Town Road' Video Is Better Than 'The Godfather'

Chris Rock, Vince Staples, and Rico Nasty join Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus for an epic five-minute video for the song.
Kristin Corry
5.17.19
News

Nardwuar’s Lil Nas X Interview Is the Must-Watch Cultural Event of 2019

The “Old Town Road” singer posted in the interview’s YouTube comments, “sorry learning how to talk in my grill u guys. don’t hate me.”
Josh Terry
5.14.19
Features

Pittsburgh's Rap Scene Is Wounded But Optimistic

Following the deaths of two of the city's most prominent exports, Mac Miller and Jimmy Wopo, rappers like Benji. and My Favorite Color are doing their best to pick up the pieces.
Casey Taylor
5.14.19
Film

The Real Story of Wu-Tang Clan's 25-Year Career Is Finally Being Told

In Showtime's docuseries 'Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men' we learn what made one of rap's most important groups nuthing ta f**k wit.
Alex Zaragoza
5.10.19
Internet Exploring

Jesse Lingard Is a Coward for Not Doing the Blueface Dance

The Manchester United midfielder may have tried to do the Shoot Dance, but he means nothing to me until he hits the bust down.
Trey Smith
5.10.19
supreme court

Rappers Are Defending Their Right to Anti-Cop Lyrics in the Supreme Court

Chance the Rapper, Meek Mill, 21 Savage, Killer Mike, and others filed a brief in support of rapper Mayhem Mal, breaking down the poetics of rap lyrics.
Taylor Hosking
3.7.19
war

Look Upon This Cringey US Army Rap Recruitment Video and Despair

'Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for.'
Justin Caffier
2.27.19
VICE Live

Fat Tony and Zack Fox Rap on the First Episode of 'VICE LIVE'

Walls, balls, and meat beating were mentioned.
VICE Staff
2.26.19
Scene Reports

The New Generation of LA Rap Is Changing Everything

A group of rappers and producers are reimagining not just the sound of Los Angeles, but its slang, its fashion sense, and the cultural divide between blacks and latinos.
Torii MacAdams
2.4.19
Noisey

Report: 6ix9ine Has Pleaded Guilty to Nine Criminal Counts

The rapper faces 32 years in jail if convicted.
Alex Robert Ross
2.1.19
New music

Gunna's Still Dripping On His New Song "One Call"

"One Call" is the first single from Gunna's forthcoming 'Drip or Drown 2.'
Kristin Corry
2.1.19
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