Unifying Música Urbana With American Trap Comes With Growing Pains
While YG's Hot 100 hit "Go Loko" gives a deserved boost to the trapero Jon Z, the video's mariachi imagery is inelegant and superficial.
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Steve Lacy's Fluid Funk and 9 More Albums for Heavy Rotation
Enjoy psychedelic jazz from LA and cosmic pop from Mali on your holiday weekend.
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.
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Stream of the Crop: 9 New Albums for Heavy Rotation
New albums from Travis Scott and YG top this week's list.
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Watch Nicki Minaj Perform With YG, 2 Chainz, and Big Sean at the BET Awards
Nicki performed "Chun-Li" and "Rich Sex," then played "Big Bank" with YG, 2 Chainz, and Big Sean.
YG Drops New Track With Nicki Minaj, Big Sean, and 2 Chainz
The DJ Mustard-produced "Big Bank," was first teased via YG and Nicki Minaj's respective Instagram accounts earlier this week.
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Tee Grizzley Reveals His Secret to Staying Humble
Tune into episode 146 this Saturday at 9 AM EST/6 AM PST and Sunday 9 PM EST/6 PM PST when Kamaiyah, Yakked Out Youngin', and KEY! also join us for Noisey Radio on Beats 1.
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Cardi B Brought Out, Well, Everyone For Her Coachella Set
Bardi was joined by Kehlani, Chance the Rapper, YG, 21 Savage, and G-Eazy for her first outing in the Coachella Valley.
Cardi B's 'Invasion of Privacy' Is a Victory We Can All Enjoy
Cardi B's 'Invasion of Privacy' is finally here, and she delivered. We break down the rap phenom's debut album track by track.
Listen to Cardi B's Debut Album 'Invasion of Privacy'
We can finally listen to 'Invasion of Privacy,' which features SZA, Chance The Rapper, Kehlani and more.
2Chainz, YG, and Offset Bring Their Moms to Work for Their New Video "Proud"
Photographic evidence that 2Chainz, YG, and Offset get it from their mamas.
Listen to Ty Dolla $ign and YG's Breezy New Track, "Ex"
It's the latest single from 'Beach House 3,' due October 27.