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 »

Cardi B & Offset – “Um Yea”

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Power couple Cardi B and Offset have teamed up for a new track that appears on the new Quality Control mixtape Control The Streets. (Quavo and Nicki Minaj also have a song on it.) The two just also appeared in the “Motor Sport” video that came out yesterday. Cardi and Offset’s collab is … More »

Watch The Cast Of SNL Impersonate Cardi B, Offset, Eminem & More To Audition For The Lion King

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Earlier this month, Disney revealed the cast for their upcoming “pseudo-live-action remake” of The Lion King, with Beyoncé as the voice of Nala, Donald Glover as the voice of Simba, and other appearances from Seth Rogen, Eric André, John Oliver, and more. Last night on SNL, the show’s cast imagined the making of the … 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 »

The 21 Savage/Offset/Metro Boomin Album Is A Halloween Miracle

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21 Savage gets it. On the outro of “My Choppa Hate Niggas,” one of his solo tracks from the new 21 Savage/Offset/Metro Boomin collaborative album Without Warning, Savage mutters about horror movies: “Feel like Jason, Friday 13th / Hockey mask with the .223 / It’s a nightmare on Elm Street.” The Metro Boomin track … More »

Stream Offset, 21 Savage, & Metro Boomin’s Surprise Album Without Warning

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A couple of weeks ago, Future and Young Thug teamed up on the surprise album Super Slimey, and now three other big names in the Atlanta rap scene have teamed up for a surprise album of their own. Offset, 21 Savage, and producer Metro Boomin have come together for the aptly named Without … More »

Offset Proposed To Cardi B Onstage In Philly

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Just last week, it seemed like Cardi B and Offset were breaking up. Now they’re engaged. The Migos rapper proposed onstage at Power 99’s Powerhouse concert in Philadelphia last night, popping the question with a little help from a huge eight carat diamond ring. Congrats, Cardi and Offset! Watch video of the special … More »

Hoodrich Pablo Juan Should Be Atlanta’s Next Up

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Rap is moving fast these days. Right now, the zeitgeist seems to belong to a loose crew of anarchic, face-tatted South Florida kids, 90-pound rappers who incite massive mosh pits and dye their dreads pink and, way too often, get hit with troubling charges of violence against women. The wave is harsh, buzzing lo-fi beats … More »

Cardi B Explains Deleted Tweets Regarding NYPD Officer Allegedly Putting Her In A Chokehold

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Last Tuesday, fans were outraged when Cardi B tweeted that she had been put in a chokehold by an NYPD officer following a car accident. “I can’t believe this cop put me in a choke hold just now shit is crazy these NY cops don’t know how to do they job FUCK 12,” she … More »

Love In The Club: Offset & Cardi B Get Freaky In The Club

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OFFSET & CARDI COULDN’T EVEN MAKE IT BACK TO THE ROOM BEFORE ACTING UP!