Hot Sugar, Kool A.D., Fat Tony, and More Sulk With Swagger in ‘Leverage’ Video
Syrup-addled sad bastard producer Hot Sugar snuck out his MiDi Murder EP last year, but the guest-packed short-player was censored due to a team-up with…
July 12, 2013
Fat Tony, ‘Smart Ass Black Boy’ (Young One)
Exactly what kind of Smart Ass rapper is Fat Tony? Judging from his new LP's title track, he's the kind who reps Pythagoras, Buster Keaton,…
June 13, 2013
Fat Tony Brings Kool A.D. to His Chat-Room ‘Hood Party’ in Rambunctious Video
Ain't no party like a Google Hangout party. In his new video for laid-back anthem "Hood Party," Houston rapper Fat Tony spans the States with…
June 11, 2013
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5 Best New Artists for June ’13
From a Bay Area punk-turned-popsmith to a chameleonic electro duo from Chicago to a striking new breed of underground rapper, here are five artists to…
June 3, 2013
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Fat Tony and Stunnaman Are ‘Creepin’ on Your Girl in New Single
Fat Tony releases his new album Smart Ass Black Boy on June 11 via Young One Records, and the Houston-bred New Underground up-and-comer has shared a…
May 31, 2013
Watch Juiceboxxx’s ‘Pump It (Remix)’ Video Featuring Antwon, Kool A.D., More
Juiceboxxx's "Pump It Remix" is an Internet-rap posse-cut event. Antwon compares himself to Congolese baller Dikembe Mutombo and eventually rhymes the finger-wagging NBA center's name…
April 18, 2013
Rap Songs of the Week: Gucci Mane Can Act, Gucci Mane Can Sing, Gucci Can Do Anything!
We're changing things up. From here on out, look for our weekly round-up of the best rap songs on Wednesday. The "Friday Five" will focus on the…
March 13, 2013
Fat Tony Previews ‘Smart Ass Black Boy’ With ‘Hood Party’ Featuring Kool A.D.
Fat Tony is a New Underground star in the making. Coming up in Houston, the MC worked equally hard as a promoter, bringing punk, rap…
March 8, 2013
No Trivia’s Friday Five, Thanksgiving Edition: Let French Montana Be Great!
Switching it up this week (with three extra songs since I missed last week's Friday Five) due to Thanksgiving on Thursday. Of course, Friday is…
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