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.
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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.
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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.”
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Tink Returns With New Project, 'Voicemails'
The Chicago artist follows up 2018's 'Pain & Pleasure' with 'Voicemails,' a 12-track project released independently.
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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.
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Robert Christgau on Khalid's Textured Anxiety
The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Khalid's 'Free Spirit' and 'Suncity,' as well as recent albums from 6LACK, Kyle, and Fat Tony.
The Story of 03 Greedo, a Genius in Exile
We followed the West coast rapper one week before he turned himself in for a 20 year prison sentence, halting his rise as the standard-bearer of L.A.'s rap scene.
LA's Black Food Entrepreneurs Remember Nipsey Hussle's Lasting Influence
To revitalize Crenshaw, Nipsey bought a fish market and a Fatburger—and uplifted local business owners by preaching the importance of ownership.