Articles tagged team shadetek, hip-hop

23 Feb 2017 // 11:00 AM

D.R.A.M. - “Cute” (Singles Going Steady)

D.R.A.M. redeems the term "cute" and makes an appealing plea for its return as a compliment.

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22 Feb 2017 // 10:40 AM

CONTEST: Win a Season Pass for VH1’s ‘The Breaks’

Win a Season Pass to VH1's new '90s hip-hop series, The Breaks.

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20 Feb 2017 // 2:20 AM

Big Sean: I Decided

Is Big Sean cool? I Decided has done little to sway that to a “yes".

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Quelle Chris: Being You Is Great, I Wish I Could Be You More Often

Quelle Chris has made an ambitious project that is an off-kilter hike through different faces of equally forward-thinking and revivalist hip-hop.

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14 Feb 2017 // 10:35 AM

Chance the Rapper - “Same Drugs” (Singles Going Steady)

Chance the Rapper crafts a warm, soulful ballad about resisting life’s changes even as loved ones give in.

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Migos: C U L T U R E (take 2)

Migos’ second studio album, Culture, is a victory lap and a statement of intent.

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10 Feb 2017 // 10:00 AM

Kate Tempest - “Europe Is Lost” (Singles Going Steady)

This is exactly the time when protest music should be coming back in full force, and Kate Tempest hits us where it should hurt, reminding us what we should be caring about and what we do care about.

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10 Feb 2017 // 2:20 AM

P.O.S: Chill, Dummy

P.O.S was taken out of commission by kidney failure. Almost five years after his previous album, he's back with a fresh perspective and a renewed energy.

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9 Feb 2017 // 11:00 AM

Big Sean - “Halfway Off the Balcony” (Singles Going Steady)

Big Sean's latest is an anxious stream-of-consciousness narrative, his verse flowing over discordant and menacing piano with a horror movie vibe.

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9 Feb 2017 // 2:00 AM

Bragging Rights: An Interview With Kool Keith

The alien MC speaks about where he's come from, where he's going, and how many of his verses may never see the light of day.

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Missy Elliott - “I’m Better” feat. Lamb (Singles Going Steady)

This music video further confirms how adept Missy Elliott is at synthesizing fashion, song, and dance to make potent artistic statements.

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7 Feb 2017 // 3:00 AM

Chicago’s Chance

Chance the Rapper’s prideful ambition is reshaping Chicago’s cultural narrative.

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7 Feb 2017 // 2:10 AM

Ab-Soul: Do What Thou Wilt

Top Dawg's Ab-Soul approaches a lot of interesting thoughts with his newest release, but doesn't explore them fully enough to make them stick.

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6 Feb 2017 // 2:30 AM

Migos: C U L T U R E

By being made into a meme, Migos have ensured their lasting presence; even without it, however, C U L T U R E will stand as a worthy artifact.

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Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels 3

Run the Jewels 3 is the sound of one hip-hop's most significant groups channeling their feelings of frustration, alienation, and rage into a radical call to arms.

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PnB Rock: GTTM: Goin’ Thru the Motions

Maybe the album title isn’t such a bad thing after all; when you know what you’re in store for, can you really be disappointed?

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In Detroit They Come Out at Night

Grafitti artists, the jazz, punk, and hip-hop scenes, and the lonely mean streets of Detroit are captured by this survey of 13 photographers.

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24 Jan 2017 // 11:15 AM

Sundance 2017: ‘The Big Sick’ + ‘Roxanne Roxanne’

These two Sundance entries introduce fast-talking protagonists who take the art of comedic dialogue to new heights in speed and certainly in social satire.

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Lando Chill - “Early in the Morning” (video) (premiere)

Lando Chill brings the chill with soulful grooves and a mellow vibe in his new video for "Early in the Morning".

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17 Jan 2017 // 8:40 AM

J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only

A deeply personal album 4 Your Eyez Only represents J. Cole's most mature and cohesive record to date.

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"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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