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rejjie snow on the films (and irish funk songs) that inspire his cross-continental sound

After years of anticipation, the Irish rapper’s debut album ‘Dear Annie’ arrives today.
Emily Manning
2.16.18
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premiere: harlem rapper sheck wes drops a high-energy ode to basketball phenom mo bamba

The buzzed about 19-year-old was exiled to Senegal by his mother. Now he’s back and hanging out with Travis Scott.
Jackson Howard
2.1.18
Music

gaddafi gals is the only german rap trio you need in 2018

We premiere the group's video for 'The Death of Papi,' shot on a former soviet training ground in East Germany.
Nick Fulton
1.18.18
Music

10 female rappers you need to listen to right now

From City Girls to Cupcakke, here are the women of rhyme you need to know in 2018.
Hattie Collins
1.15.18
Music

cupcakke is the sex-positive feminist rap needs

The Chicago rapper's breakout hit was called "Vagina," but she's secretly an introvert.
Alexandra Weiss
12.18.17
Music

a$ap rocky protégé playboy carti is the king of carefree rap

Ride the Jay-Z-approved rapper's insouciant new wave.
Matthew Whitehouse
12.1.17
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watch millie bobby brown rap the plot of "stranger things" season 1

“Let’s go back to Indiana, circa 1983 / Just four boys in the basement, chillin’ playin’ D&D."
Hannah Ongley
11.1.17
Music

6lack: the next 6ig thing

6lack's heartbroken hip hop really, truly slaps.
Isabelle Hellyer
Issy Beech
10.26.17
News

t-pain will drop the auto-tune in nationwide 'acoustic tour'

The rapper will be turning hits like “Buy U a Drank” into soulful, Auto-Tune-free ballads.
André-Naquian Wheeler
8.22.17
Music

premiere: queens rapper dai burger shares trap banger 'shake 'n bake'

The rising Queens rapper wants you to get that chicken.
Kelsey Lawrence
8.10.17
News

drake just got a tattoo of lil wayne, of course

The piece is not too far from his Sade tat.
André-Naquian Wheeler
7.25.17
News

watch drake’s video firing back at jay-z over ‘money phone’ criticism

On '4:44,' Hov called out the trope of rappers holding their advance money to their ear on Instagram and Drake has let us know how he feels about that.
Charlotte Gush
7.25.17