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Young Thug’s Weirdo Warbling, Isaiah Rashad’s Scrappy Lyricism, and Eight More New Rap LPs

 Album of the Month: Young Thug & Bloody Jay, Black Portland (Self-Released)Between the haunting, silly "Danny Glover" and the gonzo collaborative mixtape Black Portland, yelping-and-flailing-about…
Brandon Soderberg / February 12, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Frank Ocean Shows Up Earl Sweatshirt on ‘Sunday’

Cities Aviv, "☮☮☮"From .Avi, an odds-and-sods mixtape collecting a bunch of in-transition tracks that show Memphis rapper Cities Aviv's move from the chillwave-tinged, Justus…
Brandon Soderberg / August 22, 2013

Rap Release of the Week: Cities Aviv’s ‘Black Pleasure’

Yesterday, Memphis rapper Cities Aviv posted a self-serious note about his new album Black Pleasure. The letter thanked fans and celebrated the "listener…capable of acknowledging…
Brandon Soderberg / November 14, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Danny Brown Peps Up Purity Ring

Jacked up on too much coffee and a great new Kanye song, there's no way you're getting complete thoughts, here. Give Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire credit…
Brandon Soderberg / October 12, 2012

Rap’s New Underground: Meet Cities Aviv and Main Attrakionz

In our December issue, contributing writer Brandon Soderberg explored dozens of acts that comprise hip-hop's new underground, including Cities Aviv, an arty loner from Memphis…
SPIN Staff / December 5, 2011