NBA Youngboy

Op-Eds

You Don't Have to Listen to Abusive Rappers

The abusive histories of rap's new guard—XXXtentacion, 6ix9ine, Kodak Black, and more—challenges listeners to confront a moral decision. But really, is it that complicated?
Lawrence Burney
3.28.18
Premieres

Jamie Ray and YoungBoy Never Broke Again Float Together on "16"

The Polk County, Florida rapper bigs up acting on ambition.
Lawrence Burney
12.19.17
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 8 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Baths, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, and MoneyBagg Yo and NBA Youngboy top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
11.18.17
New music

Listen to YoungBoy Never Broke Again's New Mixtape, 'Ain't Too Long'

The follow-up to August's 'AI YoungBoy' hit YouTube overnight.
Alex Robert Ross
10.7.17
Essays

NBA YoungBoy Is Incisive, Introspective, and Next in Line for Greatness

On his latest mixtape, 'AI YoungBoy,' it's impossible to ignore the links between the Baton Rouge rapper and recent greats. At 17, he's already more than his skillset.
Lawrence Burney
8.19.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

This Is What It Takes to Be a Teen Sensation Like Lil Wayne

It's tempting to compare NBA Youngboy to Lil Wayne, but what exactly are the similarities?
Kyle Kramer
8.14.17
noisey beats 1

Noisey Beats 1: NBA YoungBoy, Jim-E Stack, and More

Tune into episode 108 of Noisey Radio on Beats 1 this Saturday at 9 AM EST/6 AM PST and Sunday 9 PM EST/6 PM PST.
Noisey Staff
8.11.17
New music

Listen to NBA YoungBoy's New Mixtape, 'AI YoungBoy'

The release of the 17-year-old's latest tape comes alongside a new video for "No Smoke."
Noisey Staff
8.4.17
Essays

Chief Keef Changed the Way Rap Videos Look Forever

Keef showed that rappers didn’t need lots of money or the eyes of gatekeepers like MTV and BET to have a hit video.
David Turner
5.1.17