This the first installment of the new Friday Five, a weekly rundown of five things that made rap music really interesting this week. Bentley's Verse on ST 2 Lettaz's "Wasted Youth":
(2 months and 12 days ago)
The third single from ST 2 Lettaz's March album, The G...The Growth & Development (following "Trillmatic" and "The Crown") is "Green Light District," an ode to "weed and drink" fitted with an appropriately foggy video...
(19 days ago)
Where'd all the good Internet rap go? Rappers of all stripes from all over the map, meeting on Mediafire, felt so necessary a year or two ago. Now, that scene has congealed into an endless loop of RSS-feeding “collabos,” irksome nostalgia trips, and P...
(3 months and 4 days ago)
Philadelphia-born, Fool's Gold-signed rapper GrandeMarshall's new mixtape Mugga Man nods to a number of still-effective, though well-worn rap styles, without narrowcasting, pandering, or just sitting there getting all fat and comfortable on immediate nostalgia...
(1 month and 7 days ago)
We're changing things up. From here on out, look for our weekly round-up of the best rap songs on Wednesday. The "Friday Five" will focus on the five most exciting rap things of the week — be it a mixtape, a guest verse, a music video, or some World Star Hip-Hop debacle too incredible to not acknowledge...
(2 months and 14 days ago)
This week's picks are all rappers doing what they do very well. Nothing ambitious or out-of-the-box really, just a varied group of rappers occupying their respective lanes, expertly...
(2 months and 6 days ago)
Think what you will about rap music, but it does some amazing things to the mind. Anthony is joined by freestyle rap maverick Jelly D to demonstrate how even rap can be full of science.
(1 month and 27 days ago)
Finally, after 11 years, we've got a new Eve album. Her first since 2002's Eve-Olution, it actually lives up to the buggy, nervy promise offered via a half-decade of underrated and unfairly maligned singles like "Tambourine” (air-raid siren meets a Soul Seachers sample yammer-rap), "Me N' My" (a dubstep-pop track before everybody was doing them), and "Coolin'" (a scream of...
(11 days ago)
As is always the case with rap music and the Grammys, nearly all of the rap-related awards were given out during the pre-show ceremony. Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Niggas In Paris" won both Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song...
(3 months and 13 days ago)
Trevor Bauer says the release of his rap song "You Don't Know Me" was not directed at the Arizona Diamondbacks and catcher Miguel Montero.
(3 months and 9 days ago)
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