Rap

Interviews

Redefining Black Masculinity with Channel Tres

With the release of his new EP 'Black Moses,' the Compton-bred artist challenges the way Black men are perceived in society.
DeAsia Paige
4 days ago
News

We Investigated Blueface's Claim That He's Slept With 1,000 Women in 6 Months

"It's like sometimes it might be a threesome, it might be a foursome. I done had a fivesome."
Drew Schwartz
8.8.19
News

Let Drake's 'Care Package' Put You in Your Feelings

The Toronto rapper repurposes old fan favorites like "Girls Love Beyoncé" and "Paris Morton Music" for a nearly flawless compilation.
Kristin Corry
8.2.19
Interviews

BJ the Chicago Kid's '1123' Magnifies the Soul of the Black Experience

The singer's follow-up album is an ode to the Chicago upbringing that shaped how he approaches love and life.
Kristin Corry
7.30.19
Essays

Chance The Rapper Isn't the Underdog Anymore

His debut album 'The Big Day' is massive and messy, but the Chicago standard-bearer is still having fun.
Josh Terry
7.29.19
Objectively Correct Lists

Rap Has a Long History of Reclaiming the Golf Course

On the heels of YBN Nahmir's NSFW golf-themed collab with City Girls and Tyga, we go deep on rap's relationship with the links.
Kristin Corry
7.23.19
News

Women Should Rap About Whatever They Want

So So Def label boss Jermaine Dupri recently said he's unimpressed by the current class of female rappers: "For me, it's like strippers rapping."
Kristin Corry
7.15.19
Remembering Things

An Ode to Lil' Kim's 'Ladies Night,' One of the Best Posse Cuts of All Time

With seven female rappers in the Hot 100 for the first time in a decade, we revisited the 1997 single that pioneered rap's sisterhood.
Kristin Corry
7.11.19
Rap

'Revenge of the Dreamers III' Is What Happens When J. Cole Finally Lets Go

The 'platinum with no features' rapper loosens up and even seems to have fun on his star-studded new album.
DeAsia Paige
7.9.19
Remembering Things

Please Don't Play Drake's 'Fireworks' at Your July 4th Cookout

The 'Thank Me Later' song isn't as festive as its title suggests.
Kristin Corry
7.3.19
Objectively Correct Lists

Eight of the Best ASMR Moments in Hip-Hop

"Hey, how you doin' lil mama? Lemme whisper in your ear."
Kristin Corry
7.3.19
Music

15 Years Ago, 'Knuck If You Buck' Made a Blueprint for Crunk Music

An ode to the cornerstones of early-2000s crunk.
DeAsia Paige
6.28.19
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