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'Damn' Cements Kendrick Lamar's Status as One of Rap's Greatest MCs
Kendrick’s catalog stacks up favorably against other hall-of-fame rappers’ primes.
On Drake, XXXTentacion And Why Rappers Will Forever Borrow Flows
Whose flow is it anyway?
The 2Pac Stories That 'All Eyez On Me' Left Out
From 'Poetic Justice' drama to dating Madonna.
Nicki Minaj Vs. Remy Ma Tells Us Exactly What We Already Knew About Both Artists
Remy has emphasized the importance of lyricism while Nicki Minaj is playing the pompous prima donna who’s above pulling her hair back, taking off her earrings and really getting her hands dirty.
How Hip-Hop Would Be Different If Biggie Were Still Alive
Biggie Smalls’ demise set off a whirlwind that rerouted the course of music history.
Why Mike Will Made-It Is The Most Important Producer of the Past Five Years
No producer has been more consistently influential.
Why Remy Ma's "ShETHER" Is One Of The Most Savage Diss Tracks Ever
ShETHER” offers a barrage of scathing insults—it’s like a methodical PowerPoint presentation of failure.
How Remy Ma Misfired On Her Follow-Up Nicki Minaj Diss
Bronx spitter prods her adversary again with “Another One,” a successive diss that’s a magnificent example of when baiting your opponent goes wrong.