Young Thug

Young Thug Remembers a Friend in ‘King Troup’ Video

Young Thug creates music at such a rapid clip that he can't release visuals fast enough to keep up. The new video for "King Troup" is out today, but the…
Anna Gaca / April 9, 2016

Young Thug Unveils a New Version of ‘Digits’ Featuring Meek Mill

When Young Thug's Slime Season 3 came out last week, "Digits" wasn't exactly a highlight. The track got a second shot today when a new version…
Anna Gaca / April 2, 2016

Review: Young Thug Inspires More Answers Than Questions on ‘Slime Season 3′

Young Thug wasn’t always "indecipherable" — he was something lesser. His work as far back as 2011 originally cast him as a baby Lil Wayne:…
Brian Josephs / March 31, 2016

Stream and Download Young Thug’s ‘Slime Season 3′ Mixtape

As promised via SXSW jazz funeral — as unequivocal a guarantee as a "Going" response to a Facebook event — Young Thug's Slime Season 3…
Andrew Unterberger / March 25, 2016

Young Thug Gives Us the New ‘Dope’ With Lil Uzi Vert-Featuring Track

Days after inventing the jazz-funeral-as-viral-marketing concept to get the word out about his upcoming Slime Season 3 mixtape, the always-prolific Young Thug has released a…
Andrew Unterberger / March 20, 2016

Young Thug Holds SXSW Funeral Procession to Announce ‘Slime Season 3′ Release Date

Nothing says "New mixtape on the way!" quite like lugging a casket through a jazz funeral on the streets of Austin. Young Thug has never…
Andrew Unterberger / March 19, 2016

Young Thug Dons All-Camo Everything in ‘For My People’ Video

Young Thug has released the music video for his Duke-featuring I'm Up track "For My People." Directed by Be El Be, the clip has SPIN's…
Rachel Brodsky / March 10, 2016

Review: Young Thug Is ‘Up’ for Whatever With New Mixtape

The video for "F Cancer (Boosie)," the first single from Young Thug’s latest mixtape offering, I’m Up, is the best kind of fever dream. The…
Paul Thompson / February 8, 2016

Stream Young Thug’s New Project, Which Is Either Called ‘Slime Season 3′ or ‘I’m Up’

Young Thug's Slime Season 3 has officially been renamed I'm Up...or has it? In either case, the rapper's new title-swapping mixtape (album? Does that distinction even matter anymore?)…
Brennan Carley / February 5, 2016

Mysteryland 2016 Phase One Lineup: Skrillex, Odesza, Bassnectar, and More

EDM festival Mysteryland has announced the first phase of the lineup for its 2016 edition. Set to take place from June 11-13 in Bethel, New…
Harley Brown / January 15, 2016

Young Thug Dons a Beard, Robs a Bank in ‘Big Racks’ Video

Young Thug has shared a video for his boisterous Slime Season 2 cut "Big Racks." Directed by Be El Be, the clip's another one of…
Colin Joyce / December 20, 2015

Migos and Young Thug Team for ‘Crime Stoppers’

Young Thug and Migos have been plotting a collaborative mixtape called MigoThuggin for a while now, but just in case you thought it'd gone by…
Colin Joyce / December 19, 2015

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015

To call 2015 hip-hop's greatest year of the 2010s still manages to feel like an understatement. Hip-hop was so strong this year, so bursting with…
SPIN Staff / December 16, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2015

Whether you were Asleep in the Deep or busy practicing your Dope Walk, we're betting that you carved out time this year to watch some…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2015

Jamie xx Is 2015’s Producer of the Year

In 1999, early techno figurehead Moby was coming off of the commercial failure of 1996’s punk detour Animal Rights, which (in a cruel irony) bombed…
Dan Weiss / December 8, 2015

Review: Young Thug Continues to Turn Rap Into an Unsolvable Maze on ‘Slime Season 2′

Maybe Young Thug is a pragmatist after all. In the run up to the record's April release, some mistakenly billed Barter 6 as…
Paul Thompson / November 13, 2015

Young Thug Shares Hallucinatory Video for ‘Thief in the Night’

Young Thug released his latest tape Slime Season 2 just a couple of weeks ago and today he's shared a visual from that release for…
Colin Joyce / November 10, 2015

Listen to Young Thug’s ‘Slime Season 2′ Mixtape

The very prolific Young Thug has a big Halloween night ahead of him. For one thing, he's supposed to drop a collaborative mixtape called MigoThuggin with Atlanta…
Rachel Brodsky / October 31, 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

Young Thug and Migos to Release Collaborative Mixtape, ‘MigoThuggin’

Atlanta-based rap crew Migos and rapper Young Thug are set to release a collaborative mixtape, MigoThuggin, Pitchfork reports. Thug posted a clip of him mouthing along to a…
Harley Brown / October 4, 2015
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