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Killer Mike, T.I., and Big Boi Argue for Hip-Hop Lyrics’ First Amendment Protection

Hip-hop lyrics have a history of being used against the artists who write them — in 2012, Lil Boosie's "187" verses were used against him in…
Harley Brown / December 22, 2015

SPIN Rap Report: Young Thug Slimes Us, milo Takes Busdriver to School

From here in Los Angeles, it feels like summer won’t leave: The beach is packed, the Dodgers are braving 90-degree weather, and YG…
Paul Thompson / October 16, 2015

T.I. Just Severed Professional Ties With Iggy Azalea Because…Well

Update: Iggy Azalea has clapped back in a well-phrased couple of tweets (below): Heres the deal, I am still signed to @tip and do…
Brennan Carley / September 17, 2015

T.I. Owes $4.5 Million in Unpaid Taxes

Live your life, T.I., but don't forget about tax day. The rapper born Clifford Harris reportedly owes just over $4.5 million in unpaid taxes, the Daily Mail reports,…
Harley Brown / August 22, 2015

The 101 Best Kanye West-Produced Songs That Don’t Feature Kanye

We've hung on every word of Kanye West's for so long — in his verses, on his Twitter, in his interviews — that it's hard…
Andrew Unterberger / March 24, 2015

T.I. Gets Pulled Into Life of Crime in ‘King’ Video

T.I. is a significantly better musician than he is an actor, but that didn't stop the Paperwork rapper from interrupting his "King" video halfway through to tell…
James Grebey / October 22, 2014

T.I. Examines His Past ‘Paperwork’ With Pharrell

T.I. has released the title track from his upcoming album, Paperwork, and it's a relaxed and catchy recollection of the Atlanta rapper's somewhat disreputable youth. Featuring a…
James Grebey / October 7, 2014

T.I. Dissects America’s Culture of Violence With Skylar Grey on ‘New National Anthem’

Two days after posting lengthy Instagram comments criticizing the looters and authorities in Ferguson, Missouri (as well as society at large), T.I. joined forces with Skylar Grey…
Dan Reilly / August 21, 2014

T.I. Criticizes Looters and Authorities in Impassioned Ferguson Plea

T.I. has joined a slew of other musicians and concerned citizens by chiming in on the events of the past week in Ferguson, Missouri, with…
Brennan Carley / August 20, 2014

Here’s Hugh Jackman Rapping With T.I. and LL Cool J

By now, we know Hugh Jackman lives for musical theater like Wolverine needs adamantium, making him a good choice for the host of the 2014 Tony…
Olivia Forman / June 9, 2014

Watch Pharrell Bring Out Jay Z, Pusha T, T.I., Usher at Coachella

It's no secret that Pharrell Williams has friends in high places, but with last night's performance out in Indio, Pharrell seems to have (unbelievably) outdone…
Colin Joyce / April 20, 2014

Hear Slain Rapper Doe B Rhyme With Raekwon and T.I. on ‘I Wanna Know’

In the wake of Doe B's tragic death comes a new Raekwon track featuring the slain rapper. Titled "I Wanna Know," the just-revealed tune also…
Kyle McGovern / December 30, 2013

Stream Yo Gotti’s ‘I Am,’ an All-Star Opus That’s Bigger Than Southern Rap

Yo Gotti has built a small empire operating independently out of Memphis — his own prolific catalog alongside the artists on his CMG label —…
Chris Martins / November 6, 2013

E-40, Chris Brown, and T.I. Bring Ratchet Full Circle on ‘Episode’

"Ratchet" is how Los Angeles producer DJ Mustard decided to tag the minimal, often lewd rap music he's helped to create. Take Tyga's "Rack City," or his…
Jordan Sargent / October 1, 2013

Goodie Mob and Janelle Monae Head Back to School in ‘Special Education’ Video

Back in June, when Goodie Mob dropped "Special Education," a dubstep-ish track from their upcoming reunion album, SPIN's Chris Martins called the single "a step in…
Kyle McGovern / August 16, 2013

Lil Wayne and T.I. Bring Escapist Fireworks to Post-Trayvon-Verdict Florida

The atmosphere seemed gloomy indeed leading up to the Sunday stop of Lil Wayne’s America’s Most Wanted Tour. The outing kicked off a week ago…
Arielle Castillo / July 15, 2013

Is Robin Thicke’s Nudity-Filled ‘Blurred Lines’ Video Exploitative, Awesome, or Both?

Robin Thicke continues to have the biggest, um, song in the country with "Blurred Lines," a spry and summery soul-dappled single that's stirred up a…
Chris Martins / June 26, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: French Montana Is a Non-Entity, Tea-Party Beatmaker Drops Hot Garbage

French Montana, feat. Ne-Yo & Raekwon "We Go Where We Want"This is the second time Ne-Yo has crooned on a pop-savvy Only Built 4 Cuban…
Brandon Soderberg / May 23, 2013

Watch T.I. and Cee Lo Search Desert Sands in Introspective ‘Hello’ Video

Yesterday, T.I. dropped the video his Lil Wayne-featuring "Wit Me," the first song off his forthcoming Trouble Man II. Unbeholden to chronological order, Tip also debuted…
Jordan Sargent / May 22, 2013

Watch T.I. and Lil Wayne Speed Around Miami in ‘Wit Me’ Video

Last year, T.I. and Lil Wayne both hit late-career peaks with "Ball," the Weezy featuring single off Tip's Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head. Six…
Jordan Sargent / May 21, 2013
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