Tag: rap

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The Next Next Level

An ode to Juiceboxxx, a 27-year-old rapper from Milwaukee no one’s ever heard of.

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How Young Thug Got Trapped By A $15,000 Advance From A Major Label

360 degree deals and the music industry’s new hostages.

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Who Will Survive When Migos Meets Big Data?

Migos, a young Atlanta rap trio, has decamped to a mansion outside of town to avoid trouble, ride Go-Karts, shop for $2300 backpacks, and continue their streak of red-hot singles.

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Kanye West: A Brand-New Ye

“Like they said in Step Brothers: Never lose your dinosaur. This is the ultimate example of a person never losing his dinosaur. Meaning that even as I grew in cultural awareness and respect and was put higher in the class system in some way for being this musician, I never lost my dinosaur.”

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Get Rich or Die Shilling

The business of being Pitbull.

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50 Cent Is My Life Coach

Making vision boards with rap’s strangest fallen star.

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Man About Town

A profile of rapper Bun B, “the unofficial mayor of Houston.”

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‘And I Cannot Lie’

An oral history of Sir Mix-a-Lot’s ‘Baby Got Back.’

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Capital STEEZ: King Capital

On the sudden death of an up-and-coming rapper.

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'F--- Rap, Laying Back Eating Poutine'

Three days on road with former chef and current rap eccentric Action Bronson.

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The Last Days Of Jam Master Jay

On the murder of Jam Master Jay.