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City Girls and Cardi B's New Video Is the Epitome of a Twerk Fest

The "Twerk" visual will have you wishing you were "flewed out" too.
Kristin Corry
11 hours ago
Noisey News

Soulja Boy Is the Storyteller of Our Generation

In his first interview with The Breakfast Club, Soulja Boy argued he had the best comeback of 2018 but really just ended up telling wild stories.
Kristin Corry
12 hours ago
Premieres

Butch Dawson's New Video Is a Colorful, Dank Tribute to Life in the Swamp

The Baltimore rapper's clip for "Better Forever" (featuring Hemlock Ernst, AKA Future Islands' Sam Herring) further explains the ethos of his 2018 album 'Swamp Boy.' It's dark, decrepit, and teeming with life.
Colin Joyce
2 days ago
Premieres

Higher Brothers Go Old School and Set the Bar for 2019 on "Open It Up"

The Sichuanese rap stars are also announcing a new album, 'Five Stars,' out February 22.
Alex Robert Ross
2 days ago
Noisey News

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Tops Album Chart with Record-Low 823 Albums Sold

The 20-track album racked up 83 million streams, which was enough to knock 21 Savage off of top spot.
Alex Robert Ross
2 days ago
Noisey News

Missy Elliott Will Be the First Female Rapper in the Songwriters Hall of Fame

She will be the second rapper ever inducted into the Hall of Fame. John Prine and Yusuf/Cat Stevens are among this year's other inductees.
Alex Robert Ross
3 days ago
Noisey News

Travis Scott and Big Boi Will Join Maroon 5 at the Super Bowl

Scott and the NFL will donate $500,000 to Van Jones's Dream Corps, but the rapper's decision to perform has drawn criticism from public figures who insist that artists should boycott the league.
Alex Robert Ross
3 days ago
Noisey News

Hey Coachella, Uh, Who Is Gucci Gang?

Gucci Mane appeared to be billed as Gucci Gang when the festival revealed their lineup last night. What's the joke?
Kristin Corry
1.3.19
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Put Rae Sremmurd's Christmas Songs in the Holiday Hall of Fame

Slim Jxmmi's "Nothing for Christmas" and Swae Lee's "Christmas at Swae's" are both weird, nonsensical, and unfocused. What a relief.
Alex Robert Ross
12.22.18
Noisey News

Cardi B's "Money" Video Is Proof She Was Born to Flex

The Bronx rapper released her elaborate "Money" video after the holiday season rendered us all broke.
Kristin Corry
12.21.18
Essays

The Case for Nicki Minaj's Queen Radio

Nicki Minaj reminded us why rap personalities thrive on-air. The identity of black radio and its oral tradition dates back further than the airwaves.
Kristin Corry
12.20.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

How an Early Christmas Single Helped Hip-Hop Explode

Kurtis Blow's 1979 track "Christmas Rappin'" was proof that rap had a place in the money-or-nothing recording industry. It was also just really sweet.
Alex Robert Ross
12.18.18
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