Stalley Rides Through Compton Streets in ‘Jackin’ Chevys’ Video

The '64 Chevy Impala has held an important spot in West Coast hip-hop, from Snoop Dogg (on Dr. Dre's "Let Me Ride") to Eazy-E (on…
Killian Young / August 26, 2014

Homecoming Kings: In Deep at Rick Ross’ MMG Weekend

From September 20 to 22 in Miami, Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group held their first ever MMG Weekend, a takeover of the rap mogul's hometown.
Jolie Ruben / September 24, 2013

Maybach Music Group, ‘Self Made Vol. 2′ (MMG/Warner Bros.)

Pseudo-supergroup of convenience snarls, stunts, and simps luxuriously....Needs more Gunplay.
Brandon Soderberg / July 2, 2012

Rap Release(s) of the Week: Stalley and Zilla

Simon Reynolds' Retromania thesis — we've become weighed down by the past and as a result, the 2000s lacks its own signature sound — seems…
Brandon Soderberg / April 6, 2012

Stalley, ‘Savage Journey to the American Dream’ (Warner Bros.)

MMG's sincere sore thumb studiously rides cushy, kush-happy Block Beattaz synth swirls.
Brandon Soderberg / April 3, 2012

Read Ke$ha’s Beard Blog, Watch Stalley’s New Video

Stalley, the proud owner of the best beard in hip-hop and the 21st best rap album in 2011, has unveiled his new music video for…
Daniel Kreps / December 8, 2011

Rick Ross Joins Stalley for ‘Lincoln Way Nights (Shop Remix)’ Video

It's hot beard-on-beard action as perpetually rising rapper Stalley teams with the king of Miami, Rick Ross, for his new "Lincoln Way Nights (Shop Remix)"
christopherschultz / October 21, 2011

Breaking Out: Stalley

A lot can happen in an hour. Thirty minutes after picking up a finished copy of his demo, recorded in New York City in 2007,…
Amos Barshad / May 17, 2011

The Rise of Rap’s Regular Guys

A rapper's narrative is pretty much always the same: Enter the young, hungry wordsmith who has finally, gloriously, made it. Lately though, thanks to the…
Brandon Soderberg / March 4, 2011
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