Stream the Sorry to Bother You Soundtrack, Featuring Killer Mike, E-40, and Janelle Monae

In addition to being the filmmaker behind one of this summer's most talked-about films, Sorry to Bother You director Boots Riley is also the leader of Bay…
Joshua Copperman / July 27, 2018

What the Fuck Happened Today?

Good evening. Here's a roundup of absurdity to ruin what's left of your day: Continuing his busy week on Twitter, Kanye West tweeted a selfie…
Anna Gaca / April 25, 2018

This Photo of E-40 and Guy Fieri Is a Nice Thing That Hasn’t Been Ruined Yet

If you are like too many of us and currently have the URL http://twitter.com/kanyewest open on your browser, I have a proposition for you. Instead of…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 25, 2018

Steph Curry Apparently Has Great Taste in Music

Two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry had his 30th birthday party last night which means, damn, I'm the same age as Steph Curry. Uh, it also…
Jordan Sargent / March 13, 2018

TDE’s Annual Holiday Concert Will Feature Rihanna and E-40

Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith has revealed that Rihanna and west coast legend E-40 will perform at the label's fourth annual holiday concert.
Brian Josephs / December 20, 2017

Video – ScHoolboy Q, “Dope Dealer” ft. E-40

Just in time for the weekend, ScHoolboy Q has released apt new visuals for "Dope Dealer," a track from his July album, Blank Face LP. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 4, 2016

Snoop Dogg, E-40, and the Game Go ‘All the Way Up’ on ‘Westside Remix’

Fat Joe, Remy Ma, and French Montana's brassy "All the Way Up" has been a popular platform for remixes lately, including a Lemonade defense from Jay Z and some Drake-baiting by Meek Mill.
Anna Gaca / June 22, 2016

Wolfgang Gartner’s Party Banger ‘Hurricane Slurricane’ Rolls Through With E-40 and Dâm-Funk

It’s been five years since the release of Wolfgang Gartner’s debut album, Weekend in America, and he seems just as excited as his…
Natalie Caamano / January 29, 2016

Ty Dolla $ign Preached on the Values of Being ‘Saved’ for ‘Conan’

Recent SPIN cover star Ty Dolla $ign showed Conan O'Brien and his late-night audience how easy it is to get "Saved" with a performance of the…
Brennan Carley / January 29, 2016

Iamsu! Almost Escapes Bay Area Rap Vortex with Immersive ‘Sincerely Yours.’ Almost.

Empowered by guest appearances on recent hits like Loverance's "Up," E-40's "Function," and fellow HBK gang talent Sage the Gemini's "Gas Pedal," Bay Area rapper/producer…
Brandon Soderberg / May 15, 2014

Stream J. Stalin’s Fervid Bay Area Bangers on ‘SID: Shining In Darkness’

As the owner of Livewire Records, West Oakland rapper J. Stalin provides a place for the growth of incredibly creative, meat-and-potatoes Bay Area hip-hop. The…
Brandon Soderberg / April 21, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Beyonce Does Her Best Kendrick Lamar Impression on ‘Haunted’

Beyoncé, "Haunted"Put this in the same baffling category as other recent hot-mess No Trivia favorites like Eminem's "So Far..." and Childish Gambino's "Zealots of Stockholm…
Brandon Soderberg / December 27, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Childish Gambino Gets Popped With a 3D-Print Gun

Childish Gambino, "Zealots Of Stockholm (Free Information)"Yeah, yeah, yeah, it's Childish Gambino, whose Because the Internet just received a "Worst New Music" on this very website, but…
Brandon Soderberg / December 12, 2013

E-40, Chris Brown, and T.I. Bring Ratchet Full Circle on ‘Episode’

"Ratchet" is how Los Angeles producer DJ Mustard decided to tag the minimal, often lewd rap music he's helped to create. Take Tyga's "Rack City," or his…
Jordan Sargent / October 1, 2013

The 25 Best Albums by Rappers Over 40

While critical opinion of the new Jay-Z album is a little mixed, no one can deny that it's making history: Magna Carta... Holy Grail is…
SPIN Staff / August 8, 2013
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