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YG Teases a 'Special Project' With Nipsey Hussle

In an interview promoting his new album '4REAL 4REAL,' the Los Angeles rapper says there's a project that will be "next-level" with Nipsey Hussle in the works.
Kristin Corry
2 days ago
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
Noisey Next

Karol G Is Bigger Than Reggaetón

The urbano hitmaker spent over a decade making a name for herself in Colombia, slowly evolving into the global pop artist she's ready to become.
Gary Suarez
4 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
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Robert Christgau Reviews Quelle Chris' Crisis Raps

The Dean of American Rock Critics also offers his take on a pair of records by alt-rap mainstays Epic Beard Men.
Robert Christgau
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 fuck 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
5.9.19
Noisey News

Diplo Continues His Yeehaw Phase With a Perfectly OK "Old Town Road" Remix

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus joined him for the first-ever live performance of the song at last weekend's Stagecoach.
Colin Joyce
4.29.19
Noisey News

Tink Returns With New Project, 'Voicemails'

The Chicago artist follows up 2018's 'Pain & Pleasure' with 'Voicemails,' a 12-track project released independently.
Kristin Corry
4.29.19
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The Guide to Getting into Country Rap, from Bubba Sparxxx to Lil Nas X

"Old Town Road" is the no. 1 song in America, but the roots of the genre date back to the early 2000s and tell an intriguing story about the value of country music's traditional gatekeepers.
Corban Goble
4.22.19
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