Waka Flocka Flame

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

Waka Flocka Raps Over a Velvet Underground Instrumental on ‘Ask Charlamagne’

One wouldn't expect Waka Flocka Flame and the Velvet Underground to play nicely together, and yet on the outlandish rapper's slick new track, "Ask Charlamagne," they…
James Grebey / January 4, 2016

Stream Waka Flocka Flame’s New Mixtape, ‘Flockaveli 1.5′

Headline-grabbing rapper Waka Flocka Flame just dropped his latest mixtape, Flockaveli 1.5, meant as a stopgap between his debut studio album Flockaveli and the presumably upcoming Flockaveli 2. It…
James Grebey / November 25, 2015

Waka Flocka Flame Says Caitlyn Jenner is ‘Rebuking God’

Waka Flocka Flame unleashed a torrent of incredibly transphobic, offensive, and potentially culturally damaging remarks on The Breakfast Club on Friday morning. When asked about Caitlyn…
James Grebey / September 18, 2015

Band of Brothers: The Bridgeable Divide Between Rap and Emo

If anyone in the almost completely 21-and-under crowd of 15,000 at Long Island's Nikon Jones Beach Theater on the evening of June 25 was still surprised that…
Harley Brown / August 6, 2015

We Won a Tube of Preparation H at the Gathering of the Juggalos

I have never seen a Montana license plate until today. We’re in the parking "lot" of Legend Valley, a grassy farmland in Thornville, Ohio, a…
Dan Weiss / August 4, 2015

Waka Flocka Is Flaming Mad at His Record Label

Rapper and declared 2016 presidential candidate Waka Flocka is mad at Atlantic Records. Waka fired off two tweets on Monday afternoon accusing his label of delaying the…
James Grebey / April 27, 2015

Future and Waka Flocka Flame Pair For Dizzying Single ‘Rotation’

Yesterday, former SPIN cover stars Future and Waka Flocka Flame announced a new collaboration Future Flocka, and shared their dizzying first track together. Built around…
Colin Joyce / March 14, 2015

Waka Flocka Flame Cancels University of Oklahoma Gig Over Racist Fraternity Song

Waka Flocka Flame has canceled an upcoming performance at the University of Oklahoma in light of a video that allegedly shows several members of the school's Sigma…
James Grebey / March 9, 2015

Waka Flocka Flame Gets Heated in New ‘Fire Squad Flockmix’

When he's not looking for a blunt roller or hawking cough drops, Waka Flocka Flame raps. And man, his hot new track "Fire Sqad Flockmix,"
James Grebey / December 15, 2014

Waka Flocka Cures His Smoker’s Cough With Throat Drops in New Commercial

The question "What does Waka Flocka Flame do for sore throat relief?" was probably not one you stopped to ponder before last night. But alas,…
Rachel Brodsky / November 24, 2014

Waka Flocka Flame Finally Hires a Blunt Roller in ‘Funny or Die’ Sketch

Jobs can be kind of hard to come by in this economy, but Waka Flocka Flame did his part in September by announcing that he…
James Grebey / November 12, 2014

Waka Flocka Flame Arrested in Atlanta Airport on Weapons Charge

According to a new TMZ report, Waka Flocka Flame was arrested Friday morning at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and charged with carrying a weapon —…
Brennan Carley / October 10, 2014

Seth Rogen Applies to Be Waka Flocka Flame’s Personal Blunt Roller

If you're dying to hear the long-awaited Flockaveli 2, you could do worse than to aid in its creation by becoming Waka Flocka Flame's personal, generously…
Colin Stutz / September 17, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Drake Half-Steps Into Petty Beef on ‘Draft Day’

Asaad ft. King Louie, "Block Boy 2.0"When Philadelphia MC Asaad isn't cooking up one-sided beef with Pusha T, or trolling the Internet with the artwork…
Brandon Soderberg / April 3, 2014
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