Posts tagged "yelawolf"

Yelawolf Defends Use of Confederate Flag: ‘We’re Good People’

While common sense has led some musicians to famously disavow the Confederate Flag in recent months, it seems that Alabama rapper Yelawolf is not among…
Colin Joyce / August 25, 2015

Yelawolf Hangs with Eminem and an Actual Wolf in ‘Best Friend’ Video

It’s been just a few days since Yelawolf dropped his sophomore album, Love Story, and now the rapper shared the music video for one of the…
James Grebey / April 24, 2015

Review: Yelawolf Continues to Puzzle and Impress in Equal Measure on ‘Love Story’

The second-worst mistake a rapper can make on their sophomore album is rapping about how much the music industry has failed them. It makes them sound whiny,…
Drew Millard / April 23, 2015

Eminem Outshines Yelawolf on the Scowling ‘Best Friend’

On April 21, Alabama rapper Yelawolf will release his second studio album Love Story via Shady Records, which is why it makes all the sense that he’…
Brennan Carley / April 13, 2015

Eminem Snags Big Sean, Danny Brown, and More For ‘Detroit Vs. Everybody’

In advance of Eminem’s upcoming Shady XV release, the rapper has unleashed the massive posse cut “Detroit vs. Everybody” featuring assists by fellow Motor City rapper…
Brennan Carley / November 11, 2014

All Juggalos Go to Heaven in New ‘Gathering’ Informercial

Every year in celebration of their pleasantly demented music festival Gathering of the Juggalos, the Insane Clown Posse put together a lengthy informercial as a…
Colin Joyce / May 12, 2014

See Yelawolf and Paul Wall Expose Two Sides of the ‘Hustle’

Yelawolf is slowly making his way back in from the crossover rap wilderness, as noted upon the arrival of “Box Chevy Part 4,” an early…
Chris Martins / October 15, 2013

Da Mafia 6ix ‘Go Hard’ With Yelawolf (and Not Juicy J)

Juicy J is out conquering the world via Katy Perry features, SPIN profiles (heh), and a career-revitalizing album called Stay Trippy, so perhaps it’s time for…
Chris Martins / October 1, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Release of the Week: Rittz’s ‘The Life and Times of Jonny Valiant’

Last August, Rittz signed to Tech N9ne’s Strange Music Imprint. Strange is an independent label that’s become massively successful with little assistance from the major-label…
Brandon Soderberg / April 30, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Yelawolf’s Return From the Crossover Rap Wilderness

This week's picks are all rappers doing what they do very well. Nothing ambitious or out-of-the-box really, just a varied group of rappers occupying their…
Brandon Soderberg / March 21, 2013

Download Yelawolf’s Crazily Crunk ‘Trunk Muzik Returns’ Mixtape

When Yelawolf’s Trunk Muzik mixtape arrived in early 2010, the Alabama rapper’s collection of songs about weed, Box Chevys, and rich girls in Lambos wa…
Daniel Kreps / March 15, 2013

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Has Gunplay Gone Pitbull?

Heads up to anybody who was entertained by my interview a few months back with underground comics dude and Lil B cover artist Benjamin Marra.
Brandon Soderberg / July 6, 2012

Watch SPIN’s Hangout Fest Beach Party With Yelawolf, Cage the Elephant, and Givers

When we went to the Hangout Fest in Alabama last month, we found sun-dappled beaches, friendly turtles, sexy coeds, thrill rides and truckloads of fried…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2012

Friday Five: The Gipper Gets Got by Killer Mike, and One Funky-Ass James Brown Book

I've been meaning to talk about RJ Smith's The One: The Life and Music Of James Brown for a few months now. I guess it'…
Brandon Soderberg / May 25, 2012

Watch Yelawolf, Ryan Adams, Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg Take Over Late Night

"Better recognize game," goes the emphatically crooned hook to Alabama rapper Yelawolf's single "Let's Roll" from deft, down-home debut Radioactive. While the album version's featured…
Marc Hogan / December 6, 2011

Yelawolf, ‘Radioactive’ (Ghet-O-Vision/DGC/Shady/Interscope)

His "mullet mohawk"may not resemble close-cropped, bleached-blonde 'do of label boss Eminem, but Alabama rapper Yelawolf treads familiar territory on his Shady Records debut: a…
Phillip Mlynar / November 21, 2011

Live from the New Underground: SPIN Celebrates Hip-Hop’s DIY Moment

Goodbye, big-money bollocks and big-city trappings. Hello, tireless Internet hustlers taking their futures into their own hands. Welcome to hip-hop's DIY moment.
Brandon Soderberg / November 15, 2011

New Yelawolf Video Features Lil Jon, Mud Wrestling

This Alabama rapper has been turning heads for his vividly rendered, dexterously rhymed stories of blue-collar Southern life. The first video from Yelawolf's October 25…
Marc Hogan / September 20, 2011

Hear Yelawolf’s Anthemic Single from Fall Album

When SPIN talked with Yelawolf about his September album Radioactive, the Alabama rapper promised hip-hop bangers that would sound great blasting in an arena. "I've…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 4, 2011
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