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Female rap artists like Yung Miami, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion make mature music all the time, but why are parents bothered by it?

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Female rap artists like Yung Miami, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion make mature music all the time, but why are parents bothered by it?

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The controversial musical artist has been showing off his baby bump to his TikTok viewers, which finally culminated in the ‘birth’ of his latest album in mid-September.

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The controversial musical artist has been showing off his baby bump to his TikTok viewers, which finally culminated in the ‘birth’ of his latest album in mid-September.

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Two of the largest rappers have entered a new chapter in their long war of words, and while many fans are grabbing popcorn, the battle is already stagnating.

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Two of the largest rappers have entered a new chapter in their long war of words, and while many fans are grabbing popcorn, the battle is already stagnating.

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In his newest album, Tyler, the Creator describes recurring themes of heartbreak within a wider exploration of social injustice, sexuality and a sense of stagnation.

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In his newest album, Tyler, the Creator describes recurring themes of heartbreak within a wider exploration of social injustice, sexuality and a sense of stagnation.

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The moody soundscape and raw, vulnerable lyrics of the artist’s new LP are impressive, but his blind instinct for self-preservation is less so.

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The moody soundscape and raw, vulnerable lyrics of the artist’s new LP are impressive, but his blind instinct for self-preservation is less so.

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The Brooklyn rapper was just released from prison and will be in the public eye for the first time since his arrest in 2014.

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The Brooklyn rapper was just released from prison and will be in the public eye for the first time since his arrest in 2014.

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While hip-hop and rap have become a phenomenon in China, these artists have abandoned both the genre’s Black roots and its emphasis on authenticity.

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While hip-hop and rap have become a phenomenon in China, these artists have abandoned both the genre’s Black roots and its emphasis on authenticity.

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In their latest release, Spillage Village uses religious motifs to address racism, police brutality, the pandemic and other prominent issues from 2020.

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In their latest release, Spillage Village uses religious motifs to address racism, police brutality, the pandemic and other prominent issues from 2020.

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Laying rumors of retirement to rest, the artist has conjured up an album filled with diverse musical styles and songs of heartbreak.

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Laying rumors of retirement to rest, the artist has conjured up an album filled with diverse musical styles and songs of heartbreak.

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Despite several decades separating the heights of their popularity, both the rapper and the English singer-songwriter share an unwavering independent spirit.

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Despite several decades separating the heights of their popularity, both the rapper and the English singer-songwriter share an unwavering independent spirit.

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As he rises from obscurity to stardom, the singer’s new album combines bright, reckless sound with dark lyrics about the pressures of fame.

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As he rises from obscurity to stardom, the singer’s new album combines bright, reckless sound with dark lyrics about the pressures of fame.

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The musician pairs the melancholy with the joyful aspects of life, creating a balance of carefree nostalgia.

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The musician pairs the melancholy with the joyful aspects of life, creating a balance of carefree nostalgia.

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Using beautiful melodies, catchy beats and lyrics that stick with you, this music reflects the struggles of these tumultuous times.

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Using beautiful melodies, catchy beats and lyrics that stick with you, this music reflects the struggles of these tumultuous times.

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Boasting poetic lyrics and lighter melodies, the Brooklyn native’s latest album is a concept record exploring what it means to have everything.

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Boasting poetic lyrics and lighter melodies, the Brooklyn native’s latest album is a concept record exploring what it means to have everything.

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The rapper and comedian, real name Dave Burd, opens up on his autobiographical FXX television show.

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The rapper and comedian, real name Dave Burd, opens up on his autobiographical FXX television show.

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The Florida rapper joins Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X as the latest artist accused of having a manufactured stardom. Are we too quick to affix the label of inauthenticity to popular musicians?

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The Florida rapper joins Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X as the latest artist accused of having a manufactured stardom. Are we too quick to affix the label of inauthenticity to popular musicians?

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The song is blowing up all over social media, but as a piece of music, it doesn’t have much going for it.

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The song is blowing up all over social media, but as a piece of music, it doesn’t have much going for it.

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Hailing from Australia, this teenager is carrying on the legacy of his former mentor, Juice WRLD.

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Hailing from Australia, this teenager is carrying on the legacy of his former mentor, Juice WRLD.

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The hip-hop artist sadly joins the ranks of influential artists taken far too soon.

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The hip-hop artist sadly joins the ranks of influential artists taken far too soon.

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The multi-talented musician and ‘Hamilton’ cast member is one of the most innovative artists working today.

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The multi-talented musician and ‘Hamilton’ cast member is one of the most innovative artists working today.

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The talented producer, rapper and writer is creating hilarious tunes for a new digital age.

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The talented producer, rapper and writer is creating hilarious tunes for a new digital age.

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If you’re an OG fan of the melodramatic rapper, you probably hate him now.

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If you’re an OG fan of the melodramatic rapper, you probably hate him now.

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The artist speaks out on some controversies in this new release.

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The artist speaks out on some controversies in this new release.

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The new album might be his worst one yet.

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The new album might be his worst one yet.

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While Gucci Mane has dropped some great hits, his newest album shows that he’s getting a little too comfortable with his patented formula.

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While Gucci Mane has dropped some great hits, his newest album shows that he’s getting a little too comfortable with his patented formula.

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The Big Easy is known for jazz, but is it what everyone’s listening to? It’s time to explore the multifaceted music scene that includes rock, rap and funk.

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The Big Easy is known for jazz, but is it what everyone’s listening to? It’s time to explore the multifaceted music scene that includes rock, rap and funk.

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EarthGang is the Southern dynamic duo you have been waiting for.

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EarthGang is the Southern dynamic duo you have been waiting for.

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XXL posts an annual list of top new artists. Which year produced the ones with the most staying power?

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XXL posts an annual list of top new artists. Which year produced the ones with the most staying power?

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The new Travis Scott documentary has some fun moments, but avoids deeper insights into the rapper’s life.

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The new Travis Scott documentary has some fun moments, but avoids deeper insights into the rapper’s life.

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Hip-hop culture needs to make female representation and diversity a priority.

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Hip-hop culture needs to make female representation and diversity a priority.

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Hip-hop artist Taylor Bennett talks about alienation on this EP. 

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Hip-hop artist Taylor Bennett talks about alienation on this EP. 

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The musician’s latest release reframes our issues as an opportunity for self-improvement, rather than an excuse for self-pity.

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The musician’s latest release reframes our issues as an opportunity for self-improvement, rather than an excuse for self-pity.

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Rap and hip-hop is once again turning to Africa for inspiration.

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Rap and hip-hop is once again turning to Africa for inspiration.

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Smith’s second album is a considerably rare yet beautiful approach to rap music.

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Smith’s second album is a considerably rare yet beautiful approach to rap music.

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The latest album by the Christian rapper dives deep into themes of pain, depression and introspection.

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The latest album by the Christian rapper dives deep into themes of pain, depression and introspection.

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Here are the details about the rapper’s detainment in Sweden.

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Here are the details about the rapper’s detainment in Sweden.

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The DNA test wasn’t kidding when it said she was 100% ‘that b—h.’

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The DNA test wasn’t kidding when it said she was 100% ‘that b—h.’

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When life gave Cole Bennett lemons, he made Lyrical Lemonade.

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When life gave Cole Bennett lemons, he made Lyrical Lemonade.

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The sharp EP proved that the overcooked ‘Slime Language’ was just a misstep.

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The sharp EP proved that the overcooked ‘Slime Language’ was just a misstep.

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Though his hijinks, music and literature might be controversial, they all aim to empower the queer community.

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Though his hijinks, music and literature might be controversial, they all aim to empower the queer community.

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Drake vs. Pusha T, Chief Keef vs. 6ix9ine and Lil Uzi Vert vs. Rich the Kid. What a time to be alive.

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Drake vs. Pusha T, Chief Keef vs. 6ix9ine and Lil Uzi Vert vs. Rich the Kid. What a time to be alive.

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It’s going to be hard to beat the summer heat with this fire album at the top of the charts.

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It’s going to be hard to beat the summer heat with this fire album at the top of the charts.

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The unremarkable four-track project has only served to sour his fan base.

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The unremarkable four-track project has only served to sour his fan base.

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A wrap-up of the Drake/Pusha-T beef, with no detail spared.

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A wrap-up of the Drake/Pusha-T beef, with no detail spared.

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After two years’ hiatus, and on the heels of a slew of controversial remarks, West is back.

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After two years’ hiatus, and on the heels of a slew of controversial remarks, West is back.

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Who is the 9-year-old rapper who moves bricks, lives in the Hills and has your mama’s rent money?

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Who is the 9-year-old rapper who moves bricks, lives in the Hills and has your mama’s rent money?

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According to J. Cole, the fans are all to blame. And the rappers.

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According to J. Cole, the fans are all to blame. And the rappers.

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Will the old Iggy Azalea please come back to the stage?

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Will the old Iggy Azalea please come back to the stage?

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You: It’s a match made in heaven. Me, an intellectual: Actually, it’s a match made in ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.’

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You: It’s a match made in heaven. Me, an intellectual: Actually, it’s a match made in ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.’

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Let’s map out how exactly the genre of emo rap came to be.

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Let’s map out how exactly the genre of emo rap came to be.

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‘Bobby Tarantino II’ is the sixth mixtape by Logic and it currently has his fans reeling as ‘mixtape Logic’ makes a much-welcomed comeback.

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‘Bobby Tarantino II’ is the sixth mixtape by Logic and it currently has his fans reeling as ‘mixtape Logic’ makes a much-welcomed comeback.

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Watch out this month – artists are dropping albums like no tomorrow and you’ve got to be prepared. Here’s a list of some you should definitely look out for.

 

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Watch out this month – artists are dropping albums like no tomorrow and you’ve got to be prepared. Here’s a list of some you should definitely look out for.

 

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San Marcos rap collective PNTHN reflects on the five albums that helped define their sound.

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San Marcos rap collective PNTHN reflects on the five albums that helped define their sound.

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With their new album, ‘Vacation in Hell,’ dropping April 6, The Flatbush Zombies offer a solution to hip-hop’s problem with carbon-copy personas.

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With their new album, ‘Vacation in Hell,’ dropping April 6, The Flatbush Zombies offer a solution to hip-hop’s problem with carbon-copy personas.

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The new year has just begun, but these artists are already taking no prisoners with their lyrical mastery.

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The new year has just begun, but these artists are already taking no prisoners with their lyrical mastery.

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Atlanta-based hip-hop trio ‘Migos has wasted no time making their impact in 2018 with the release of ‘Culture II.’

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Atlanta-based hip-hop trio ‘Migos has wasted no time making their impact in 2018 with the release of ‘Culture II.’

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The rap collective, who released three albums in 2017 alone, are exploring new frontiers in hip-hop, both sonically and thematically.

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The rap collective, who released three albums in 2017 alone, are exploring new frontiers in hip-hop, both sonically and thematically.

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These four songs showcase collaborations between successful electronic artists and rappers that perfectly combine the strengths of the two genres.

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These four songs showcase collaborations between successful electronic artists and rappers that perfectly combine the strengths of the two genres.

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After a years-long sabbatical, battle-rap legend Aaron Solomon has returned to the scene to prove that he’s still one of the greatest to ever spit.

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After a years-long sabbatical, battle-rap legend Aaron Solomon has returned to the scene to prove that he’s still one of the greatest to ever spit.

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With under 200,000 monthly listens on Spotify, these artists may not be popular, but they’re definitely talented.

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With under 200,000 monthly listens on Spotify, these artists may not be popular, but they’re definitely talented.

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If you have ever accused Future or Young Thug of ‘not even saying anything,’ you might be missing the point.

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If you have ever accused Future or Young Thug of ‘not even saying anything,’ you might be missing the point.

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Ricardo Valdez Valentine, a.k.a 6LACK, is channeling his traumatic upbringing into rhyme with great success.

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Ricardo Valdez Valentine, a.k.a 6LACK, is channeling his traumatic upbringing into rhyme with great success.

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Donald Glover’s hit show is taking Georgia’s capital to new heights.

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Donald Glover’s hit show is taking Georgia’s capital to new heights.