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The Best New Hip-Hop This Week

The best new hip-hop this week includes albums, videos, and songs from Dom Kennedy, Young Thug, and more. Friday saw the releases of Lil Durk’s “Pissed Me Off,” and Wale’s “Down South” video featuring Maxo Kream and Yella Beezy, along with the releases listed below. Here is the best of hip-hop this week ending October […]

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Kyle Revives Craig David’s 2000 Hit ‘7 Days’ For His Soulful ‘Sunday’ Video

Look who’s back! It’s Kyle, newly independent and embracing a new role as more of a heartthrob after receiving positive responses from the more emotional, R&B-centric productions on his last album See You When I Am Famous!!!!!!!!!!!! such as “What It Is” and more recent singles like “But Cha” and “Love Me Like You Say […]

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Lil Durk Addresses The Dark Moments In His Life On The Vengeful ‘Pissed Me Off’

Following a 2020 year that proved to be monumental of the Chicago rapper, Lil Durk put his head down and kept things pushing into and throughout 2021. At the top of the year, he shared the deluxe version of his late-2020 project, The Voice. He later teamed up with Lil Baby for Voice Of The […]

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Jamila Woods and Peter CottonTale’s Video for ‘WYD (You Got Me)’ Is Sweet As Pie

Jamila Woods and Peter CottonTale are two of Chicago hip-hop’s most illustrious minds. Woods is a noted singer, poet, and activist whose 2019 album LEGACY! LEGACY! paid tribute to Black luminaries and rightfully cracked the top 25 of our Uproxx Music Critic’s Poll that year. CottonTale came up as a core producer for the breakthrough […]

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Eli Derby Is LVRN’s Young Prodigy And He’s Someone You Need To Pay Attention To

When scanning the music industry for the best teams and rosters, it’s hard to leave Love Renaissance out of the conversation. More commonly known as LVRN, the label is responsible for big-name artists like 6lack, Summer Walker, Shelley FKA DRAM, and Westside Boogie as well as growing acts like BRS Kash, Cruel Santino (fka Santi), […]

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Cardi B Explains Why She Stopped Talking About Politics: ‘I Was Tired’

Throughout her initial rise to stardom, Cardi B was one of music’s most outspoken voices, from developing a friendship with Bernie Sanders to calling out injustices on social media, but lately, she hasn’t addressed current events or politics quite as much. When a fan asked why she stopped talking about politics as much, Cardi’s heartbreaking […]

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Dom Kennedy Enjoys The Simple Things In His Breezy ‘Don’t Walk Away’ Video With Quentin Miller

Dom Kennedy is back, bringing former Drake co-writer Quentin Miller along in the new video for “Don’t Walk Away.” The West Coast summertime stalwart returned with a smooth new album of low-key luxury lifestyle lyrics, From The Westside With Love Three. As usual, Hit-Boy provides production, sampling the 2000 DJ Quik and Sugafree single “Don’t […]

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Anitta And Saweetie Are Tired Of ‘Faking Love’ On Their Confident New Single

Brazilian pop star Anitta‘s new single, “Faking Love,” is a brazen breakup anthem, so it’s fitting that she tapped the Bay Area’s own Icy Princess, Saweetie, to deliver a slick, dismissive verse to really drive the message home. After all, Saweetie’s become kind of an expert at that type of song thanks to her experience […]

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Only One Other Artist Has Heard Adele’s Upcoming Album ’30’ And It’s Drake

After years of waiting, Adele is back with new music, as her new single, “Easy On Me,” was released earlier today. Fans will be able to listen to Adele’s forthcoming album, 30, when it drops on November 19, but of course, there are people in Adele’s circle who have already heard the album. As for […]

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Comedian Zack Fox Finally Goes Full Rapper-Mode With His Still-Hilarious New EP, ‘STFU Talking To Me’

Comedian Zack Fox had previously dabbled in rap with mischievous singles like “Fafo,” “Jesus Is the One,” and “Square Up,” but as it turns out, those were just practice for him to lock in and release a full EP. That EP, Shut The F*ck Up Talking To Me, arrived last night and across its nine […]