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Remembering Things

Hype Williams Changed Hip-Hop Forever With These 10 Videos

Megan Thee Stallion is enlisting the help of legendary director Hype Williams for 'Fever: Thee Movie,' but his fingerprints have been on rap's visuals since the 90s.
Kristin Corry
7.16.19
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
News

G-Eazy Is Actually the Perfect Person to Play Elvis

The Bay Area rapper might be the best contender to play Presley in the Baz Luhrmann-directed biopic. But the reason is a lot deeper than his choice of hairstyle.
Kristin Corry
7.8.19
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

8 of the Best ASMR Moments in Hip-Hop

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

Bad Bunny and J Balvin's Surprise Album 'Oasis' Could Have Been Better

The current kings of reggaetón and Latin trap give their fans the tag team event of the summer, for better or worse.
Gary Suarez
7.2.19
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
News

Cardi B's 'Press' Video Shows She's Fully Controlling Her Narrative

The visual for her latest single comes just after she was indicted on felony charges for a fight in a strip club last year.
Kristin Corry
6.26.19
Essays

The Success of Lil Keed Cements Young Thug's Legacy

The YSL rapper’s 'Long Live Mexico' album proves Thugger's hard-won influence over rap’s new generation.
Gary Suarez
6.26.19
New music

Lil Nas X's Debut Is What Happens When You Grow Up on the Internet

The "Old Town Road" artist's highly anticipated EP '7' is a product of coming of age in the streaming era.
Kristin Corry
6.21.19
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