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Netflix Announces Rap Documentary Series Featuring Nas, 2 Chainz, Just Blaze, and More

Netflix has announced a new rap documentary series called Rapture. Each installment of the eight-episode series will follow the lives of a professional rapper, and…
Rob Arcand / January 28, 2018

How Do Rappers Handle “Nigga” During the Rise of White-Dominated Festivals?

This past March in Amsterdam, Oddisee—a D.C. rapper whose music often wrestles with sociopolitical themes—had a surreal experience. During a performance, he spotted a white…
Brian Josephs / September 13, 2017

Here’s a Trailer for the Public Enemies: Jay-Z Vs Kanye Documentary

On Monday, UK's Channel 4 will debut a new documentary titled Public Enemies: Jay-Z Vs Kanye, which is about what the title says. The just-released trailer…
Brian Josephs / July 26, 2017

A-Trak Announces New DJ Contest With Diplo, Just Blaze, Mannie Fresh, and More as Judges

A-Trak has announced a new DJ and beat battle competition called the Goldie Awards. In a partnership between his Fool's Gold label and Vice's Thump and…
Rob Arcand / June 6, 2017

Watch Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Perform ‘Freedom’ at 2016 BET Awards

The 2016 BET Awards were very obviously highlighted last night by two of the most beloved artists of the 2010s, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar, who…
Dan Weiss / June 27, 2016

Just Blaze Talks Making ‘Freedom,’ the Beyhive, and His Signature Sound

Beyoncé's Lemonade instantly resonated after its HBO premiere, but the credit list behind the album was a bit of a rigmarole. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs…
Brian Josephs / April 28, 2016

Listen to Kendrick Lamar, André 3000, Pharrell & More Honor Phife Dawg on Q-Tip’s Abstract Radio

Q-Tip's weekly Abstract Radio show Friday night was a special tribute to his A Tribe Called Quest band mate Phife Dawg, who died Tuesday due…
Colin Stutz / March 26, 2016

Just Blaze Plays Unreleased Tracks From Jay Z, Kanye West, Usher, More

Christmas came early this year if you're a hip-hop fan: On Friday night, New York power producer Just Blaze unleashed a bunch of previously unheard tracks…
Harley Brown / December 12, 2015

Run the Jewels Let a Cat Terrorize a City in the Video for ‘Oh My Darling (Don’t Meow)’

Run the Jewels just released their feline-themed remix album Meow the Jewels last Friday, and today they've shared a delightfully furry (and low budget) clip…
Colin Joyce / October 2, 2015

Five Thoughts About ‘Meow the Jewels,’ Because How the Hell Would You Actually Review This?

cant wait to read the first serious review of meow the jewels by some poor bastard who thinks its a serious album. —…
James Grebey / September 29, 2015

WATCH: The Modern Classic With Just Blaze

A look back with the history-making producer of rap's biggest beats
SPIN Staff / September 17, 2015

We Binged on Red Bull for Seven Nights (and One Day) of Red Bull Music Academy Events

This year marked the third iteration of Red Bull Music Academy Festival, which touches down in New York City for a series of shows almost every…
Harley Brown / May 19, 2015

Baauer and Just Blaze Bring ‘Higher’ to India in Martial Arts Mini-Movie

Baauer's "Higher" collaboration with New York production legend Just Blaze probably won't even scrape the heights hit by "Harlem Shake," but it has a much better video. The…
Jordan Sargent / August 13, 2013

Trap Rave’s Here to Stay, and You Should Be Okay With That

Harmony Korine's upcoming Spring Breakers stars James Franco as an eccentric hustler (with quite a few tics in common with pure-of-heart Internet absurdist Riff Raff), who links…
Brandon Soderberg / January 23, 2013

Just Blaze and Baauer Take Trap-Rave ‘Higher’ With Jay-Z Sample

It was only a matter of time before Just Blaze unleashed a track like "Higher," but it's still immensely satisfying that he's done it in…
Marc Hogan / January 18, 2013
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