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The Best Rap Albums Of October 2019

This month was defined by catharsis. A slew of talented MCs dropped deeply personal albums where they were examining the world that shaped them, and offering heartfelt portraits of their finding. Wale and Danny Brown both released long-anticipated projects. There was a slew of powerful underground projects from the likes of Radamiz, MAVI, and Pink […]

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Gucci Mane Discusses ‘The Power Of Snitching’ And Why He’s Not Surprised When It Happens

Gucci Mane just released his new album, Woptober II, and as part of the promotional cycle behind the record, he stopped by Hot 97 Studios for a conversation with Ebro. During their chat, they two discussed “the power of snitching,” as Mane put it. Starting at around 8:12 into the video, Ebro says that in […]

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Gucci Mane And Megan Thee Stallion Celebrate Thickness On Their New Collaboration ‘Big Booty’

“Hot Girl Fall” is just getting started, and Gucci Mane is celebrating with a fresh Megan Thee Stallion collaboration, a new track called “Big Booty.” The succinct two-minute track is built on a sample of 2 Live Crew’s “Hoochie Mama,” and on the song, Mane celebrates thickness with lyrics like, “She’s a big booty b*tch […]

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On Brand: Gucci Mane Announces a Collaboration With—Who Else?—Gucci

Gucci Mane performs onstage during Spotify’s RapCaviar Live in Houston at Revention Music Center on December 14, 2017 in Houston, Texas.Photo: Tim Warner (Getty Images for Spotify) So, what took so long? Trap originator Gucci Mane borrowed part of his famous moniker from the Italian fashion house of the same name and has frequently sported […]

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DaBaby’s New Album ‘Kirk’ Shows Flashes Of A Well-Rounded Artist Behind The Bluster

These days, social media links us to our favorite artists in ways that were previously impossible. This is impressive in itself, but occasionally our interactions with those formerly unreachable stars reveal truths that illuminate not just how we engage with our favorite artists’ craft, but how they see themselves, as well. Case in point: A […]

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Gucci Mane, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, And DaBaby Flex Being ‘Richer Than Errybody’

The grind never stops for Gucci Mane. Already this summer, Guwop made delivery of his fourteenth studio album Delusions Of Grandeur, which include the tracks “Love Thru The Computer” with Justin Bieber and Meek Mill on “Backwards.” The project made its debut at the top of the Billboard 200 charts upon release and now the […]

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ONE Musicfest Is a Musical Homecoming for the Culture

Photo: OneMusicfest The universal impact that black people have had on music is undeniable. One could go as far to say that we invented music in all of its forms. We have not only used music to entertain ourselves and the masses, but we’ve also used it to heal, educate and inspire people to do […]

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Logic Embraces The Drip Philosophy In His Fantastical ‘Icy’ Video With Gucci Mane

[embedded content] In Logic’s fantastical new video for “Icy” from his album Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind, Logic’s label rep tells him that in 2019, you either drip or you drown, so Logic cops a grill and some chains to fit in. As he cruises the mall on his ostentatious shopping spree, he stops to […]

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Chance The Rapper Isn’t the Underdog Anymore

Few artists have been easier to root for than Chance The Rapper. His first two mixtapes, 2012’s 10 Day and 2013’s Acid Rap, positioned him as a local Chicago kid done good. He’s a once-in-a-generation talent who has reached a level of success without any major label backing, and until now, he’s almost always released […]

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T.I. Compares Himself To ‘The Wire’s Stringer Bell And Calls Gucci Mane The Avon Barksdale Of Trap Music

[embedded content] Share This Video T.I. still wants you to know that he’s the godfather of trap music. In an interview with Nick Cannon released Tuesday, T.I. opened old wounds with fellow Atlanta-based rapper Gucci Mane pertaining to who started trap music. In 2018, the two trap music pioneers engaged in a petty Instagram beef, […]

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T.I. Brings His ‘Trap Music Museum’ To LA With A Pop-Up Honoring Nipsey Hussle And More

Getty Image A year after opening the first Trap Music Museum in Atlanta, rapper and actor T.I. brings his music-inspired art museum to LA. The exhibition, titled Lil Trap House and featuring immersive art inspired by today’s rappers, was brought to Hollywood’s Delicious Pizza and will be open to the public for the next three […]

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Gucci Mane And Meek Mill Throw A Stripper Mansion Party In Their Debauched ‘Backwards’ Video

[embedded content] Share This Video Less than a week after announcing his new album Delusions Of Grandeur, Gucci Mane recruits Meek Mill and a squad of strippers for the opulent video to the project’s first single “Backwards.” The trap pioneer released his last album, Evil Genius, just six months ago but it looks like he’s […]

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Gucci Mane And Justin Bieber Look For Online Connections On Their New Collab ‘Love Thru The Computer’

Getty Image Justin Bieber has kept professionally quiet over the past few years, but so far, he’s having a significantly more active 2019. He was one of the many featured guests on Lil Dicky’s “Earth.” He joined Ariana Grande on stage at Coachella. He teamed up with Ed Sheeran for “I Don’t Care,” which also […]

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