Watch Offset, Metro Boomin, The Roots, & Ric Flair Do “Ric Flair Drip” On The Tonight Show

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Last year, 21 Savage, Migos member Offset, and star producer Metro Boomin all got together to record the collaborative album Without Warning. But the breakout hit from the album was one of the Offset solo tracks, “Ric Flair Drip.” Last month, the real Ric Flair turned up in the “Ric Flair Drip” video, … More »

Thompson Twins – “Hold Me Now (Metro Boomin Remix)”

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Metro Boomin remixed the Thompson Twins’ very ’80s single “Hold Me Now” for his appearance in the latest Gap campaign ad, and today the full version of his remix is available to listen to, complete with the classic “If Young Metro don’t trust you, I’m gonna shoot…” tag. Hear it below. More »

SZA Dances To Metro Boomin’s Thompson Twins Remix In A New Gap Commercial

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SZA is featured in the latest Gap commercial, which is soundtracked by a new Metro Boomin’ remix of the Thompson Twins’ “Hold Me Now.” Metro shows up in the ad, as well, alongside fellow celebrities Awkwafina, Miles Heizer, Bria Vinaite, and more. “Gap is like the fashion Disney. It’s like Got Milk in … More »

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2017

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Streaming changed things. 2017 was the year that rap once again reaffirmed its stranglehold on the collective imagination of America’s youth. Like the moment when Billboard first started using Soundscan and inadvertently proved the massive popularity of N.W.A, the streaming services of the world showed just how powerful this music remains. Rap dominated streaming charts. More »

Stream Big Sean & Metro Boomin Double Or Nothing

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No rap producer had a bigger 2017 than Metro Boomin. In addition to having a hand in huge hits like Migos’ “Bad And Boujee,” Future’s “Mask Off,” and 21 Savage’s “Bank Account,” Metro produced entire albums for artists like Gucci Mane, Nav, and the combination of 21 Savage andMore »

Big Sean & Metro Boomin’ drop their collabo album ‘Double or Nothin’

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Tonight, two other Midwest legends drop a new collabo album, this one from Detroit’s Big Sean, and STL’s Metro Boomin. …

Stop Enabling These Dweebs, Beyoncé

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Can we talk about Eminem’s Revival tracklist for a minute? It is not a promising tracklist. “Foreboding” is a better word for it. Look at these features:

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— Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) December 5, 2017 I have not yet heard “Bad Husband” featuring X Ambassadors, but I am certain … More »

Ezra Koenig Reveals He’s A Grammy Voter, Laments Metro Boomin Snub

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Ezra Koenig is now a Grammy voter. As Pitchfork points out, on the latest episode of his Beats 1 series Time Crisis, the Vampire Weekend frontman revealed that this is his first year as part of the voting pool for National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Koenig broke down potential winners in … More »

Maroon 5 And The Rock Band As A Pop Hit-Making Machine

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For well over a decade, Rivers Cuomo has been trying to turn Weezer into a pop band. Weezer have always played a kind of pop music, of course; their 1994 debut (“The Blue Album“) overflowed with weapons-grade catchy rock songs you can dance to, and even its aggressively blown-out follow-up Pinkerton followed suit. More »

Big Sean & Metro Boomin – “Pull Up N Wreck” (Feat. 21 Savage)

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Just a few days ago, young superstar producer Metro Boomin teamed up with 21 Savage and Offset to release the full collaborative album Without Warning. It was good. And now Metro has once again teamed up with Savage. This time, though, Offset’s not involved. Instead, the song belongs to a very different rapper: … More »