Hip-Hop

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Ebro Was Right to Ask Kodak Black the Hard Questions

Yesterday, Kodak Black walked out of an Ebro in the Morning interview after the host mentioned his sexual assault case.
Kristin Corry
5 days ago
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Chance the Rapper's "Sunday Candy" Is a Window into a Less Shitty America

The Christmassy, slowed-down, gospel-heavy version Chance debuted on 'SNL' three years ago today—and reprised at the White House a year later—became a small, but important, moment in American history.
Alex Robert Ross
12.13.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Kanye West's "Christmas in Harlem" Squashed Some Beef and Became a Classic

Teyana Taylor, CyHi the Prince, Vado, Pusha-T, Musiq Soulchild, and Big Sean each took a turn on the twinkly, lengthy original. But appearances from Cam'ron and Jim Jones added another layer of peace and love.
Alex Robert Ross
12.11.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Big Freedia Proves That "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" Can, In Fact, Bang

On "Rudy, the Big Booty Reindeer," the Queen of Bounce replaces Rudolph's bright red nose with "a very large behind," confirming once and for all that Paul F. Tompkins is wrong.
Alex Robert Ross
12.6.18
Video Singles - Created With SoundCloud

Jay Hype's "Days" Is About Relationship Struggles We've All Had

Noisey x SoundCloud Video Singles bring you the Jersey City-based rapper's highly relatable "Days."
Noisey Staff
12.6.18
Noisey News

Cardi B Says She and Offset Are "Broken Up"

Cardi B announced her split with Offset on Instagram last night.
Kristin Corry
12.6.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Wu-Tang Clan Did a Tiny Desk Concert to Remind You How Much They Rule

It's a 20-minute-long medley replete with strings and packed with the sort of quick-fire lyrical dexterity you'd expect.
Alex Robert Ross
12.6.18
Noisey News

Noname's First Video Ever Is Right Out of the 1970s

The Chicago rapper is no longer hiding. "Blaxploitation" is a history lesson in black film for one of 'Room 25's' most daring cuts.
Kristin Corry
12.4.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Meek Mill Freestyling Over Drake's "Back to Back" Is Downright Triumphant

It was the Philly rapper's decision to open his 14-minute freestyle with the instrumental of Drake's 2015 diss record aimed at him.
Kristin Corry
12.4.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Gucci Mane Is Better Than Santa Claus

Santa keeps tabs on you all year, and nobody's ever asked how much those elves are paid. Put your faith in Guwop instead.
Alex Robert Ross
12.2.18
Noisey Next

Kirk Knight Went Platinum at 22—Now He Has To Figure Out What’s Next

The rapper and producer scored a hit with his beat for A$AP Ferg’s “Plain Jane” in 2017. With his new album ‘IIWII,’ he’s trying to figure out how to stay in the spotlight. Or if he even wants to.
Colin Joyce
12.1.18
Interviews

Kenny Beats Explains How He Loudly Ran Rap in 2018

The 27-year-old tells us how he went from making EDM to being broke to becoming the hottest producer in rap music. Also, WOAH KENNY.
Nate Louis
11.29.18
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