Posts tagged "Kevin Gates"

Rap Songs of the Week: Jay Z and Jay Electronica Jack Soulja Boy’s ‘We Made It’ to Zing Drake

Black Knights, "Deja Vu"Black Knights are a Wu-Tang-affiliated duo (though who isn't some sort of Wu-Tang affiliate, really) consisting of MCs Rugged Monk and Crisis,…
Brandon Soderberg / March 27, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Future Islands, Liars, the Hold Steady, and More

Future Islands, Liars, the Hold Steady, and Tokyo Police Club all have new albums on the way and guess what? They’re all streaming online right…
Cynthia Orgel / March 19, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Kendrick Lamar and YG Hootie for President(s)

Big Baby Gandhi, "Boomerang"A bit like Earl Sweatshirt's "Chum," what with the never-getting-off-the-ground chord organ beat and the regular-dude pathos and all. And that Earl…
Brandon Soderberg / December 6, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Drake’s Whitney Houston Whirl ‘Tuscan Leather’

2$ Fabo "How The Fuck Did I Get Here"Spaced-out snap-rap legend Fabo (now going by 2$ Fabo, for some weird reason), who recently came back…
Brandon Soderberg / September 27, 2013

Kevin Gates, ‘Stranger Than Fiction’ (Bread Winners Association) Review

Kevin Gates’ sprawling February mixtape The Luca Brasi Story ended with “IHOP (True Story),” an Iceberg Slim-style storytelling rap about how even a meal at…
Brandon Soderberg / July 22, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Jay-Z Resigns Himself to the Reality of Miley Cyrus Twerking

Jay-Z "Somewhereinamerica"This track has the hoppity-hop-honk horns of Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" and the polite piano-plink-plonk of Kanye West's Adam Levine of Maroon 5 collaboration "Heard 'Em…
Brandon Soderberg / July 11, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: 2 Chainz Rides That Daft Punk ‘Get Lucky’ Wave

2 Chainz, feat. Pharrell "Feds Watching"Here's how a hip-hop hit comes about in 2013. 2 Chainz, ubiquitous rapper, puts out a new single with a…
Brandon Soderberg / June 6, 2013

See Kevin Gates Unravel Hood Horror Stories in ‘IDGAF’ Video

Based upon the strength of his latest mixtape, The Luca Brasi Story, unsung Young Money-Cash Money rapper Kevin Gates not only became one of SPIN’s Best…
Chris Martins / April 9, 2013

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Rating Gucci Mane’s ‘Spring Breakers’ Performance, Chief Keef is Free

This the first installment of the new Friday Five, a weekly rundown of five things that made rap music really interesting this week.
Brandon Soderberg / March 15, 2013

MTV T.R.U. Life: The REAL 10 Hottest MCs in the Game

MTV has been steady picking rap’s 10 hottest MCs since 2007 and, when it comes to the completely arbitrary metric of hottest-ness, they’re usually more…
SPIN Staff / March 5, 2013
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