Posts tagged "Trinidad James"

SXSW 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

All the best photos from SXSW 2014: Snoop Dogg, Damon Albarn, Sam Smith, Dum Dum Girls, Perfect Pussy, Bleachers, Riff Raff, The Orwells, Erykah Badu,…
By: Jolie Ruben / March 16, 2014

Trinidad James Says South Runs New York, Unleashes ‘L.I.A.A.R.$.’

Kendrick Lamar stirred things up a bit when he declared himself the new King of New York. Of course, the beloved Compton MC did so…
By: Chris Martins / November 14, 2013

August Alsina’s ‘I Luv This Shit': A Drink-and-Drug Jam With Something at Stake

Rap and R&B radio is rough right now, guys. When it isn't being squashed from both sides by the blindingly awkward whiteness represented by either…
By: Brandon Soderberg / October 18, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Danny Brown’s Guest Verses Are Pretty Great, Too

Black Milk, "Perfected on Puritan Ave."Nostalgic bells, an expanding and contracting drone reminiscent of the THX soundcheck, and a few tricks from the…
By: Brandon Soderberg / August 16, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: Trinidad James Adds to the ‘U.O.E.N.O.’ Convo

Disclosure "Grab Her!"J. Dilla is the Arthur Russell of hip-hop: A slept-on, productive genre-hopper while he was alive who has proven to be immensely influential…
By: Brandon Soderberg / May 30, 2013

A$AP Rocky, Trinidad James, Schoolboy Q, French Montana Rattle A$AP Ferg’s ‘Work’ Remix

A$AP Ferg's "Work" is the secret New York rap hit of last year. The official video sits at just under 3 million views o…
By: Jordan Sargent / May 14, 2013

Best Buds: Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky Talk Upcoming Tour

In 2013 rap's dividing lines have disintegrated. Bitter battles over regionalism are a thing of the past, fans no longer have to opt for either…
By: Chris Martins / April 20, 2013

See Trinidad James Get Devilish in Trinidad for ‘Females Welcomed’ Video

Everyone's traveling for their videos these days. A$AP Rocky and Skrillex hit the Dominican Republic for "Wild for the Night." Thunderbird Gerard took a…
By: Chris Martins / March 28, 2013

Watch ‘SNL’s Jay Pharoah Weakly Spoof Trinidad James’ ‘All Gold Everything’

With all the attention on Justin Timberlake as he prepares to host Saturday Night Live for the fifth time, it's possible that cast member…
By: Chris Martins / March 9, 2013

Trinidad James Reveals Where He Got That Puppy, Why Love is Overrated

When puppy-wielding, leopard-skin print wearing MC Trinidad James rode a Midas-touched bicycle to YouTube success last October with his insanely over-the-top "All Gold…
By: Kory Grow / January 17, 2013

No Trivia’s Top 50 (Mostly Rap) Songs of 2012’s Second Half

Not sure what happened here, folks, but I really wandered into my own world this second half of the year! No radio hits unless Chinx…
By: Brandon Soderberg / December 14, 2012

Rap’s Most Slept-On Releases of 2012’s Third Quarter

Some of my favorites from July, August, and September, like Styles P's brutal, hipster-baiting The Diamond Life Project, or 100s' evil pimp rap for…
By: Brandon Soderberg / October 10, 2012

5 Best New Artists for September ’12

From a crew of scrappy Chicago garage punks to a bugged-out Southern rapper and Brits dabbling in folktronica, hear who needs to be on your…
By: Ken Bachor / September 4, 2012