When Gucci Mane claimed to have 30 children, all of whom are rappers, producers and DJs, that wasn’t a diss. Migos, three admitted descendants of Big Guwop, rhyme alongside their OG on a new track titled “Now.”

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KAYTRANADA is as dynamic a producer as any of his peers. He’s currently readying his debut album 99.9%, from which he unveiled its lead single “Bus Ride,” featuring Karriem Riggins and vocalist River Tiber.

Freddie Gibbs has been borderline maniacal with the bars, decimating each and every beat he lays vocal on like the evil genius of rap. After taking Kanye West’s “No More Parties In LA” to task, the ESGN general returns with The Beat Bully-produced “Money, Cash, Hoes.”

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2 Chainz has more street knowledge to bestow on listers on his upcoming Trapavelli Tre mixtape. Set to hit the Internets on August 13, the Atlanta rap veteran provides a taste of what’s to come via a track titled “Everything I Know.”

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OG Maco commented on how Future’s druggy lyrics influence young fans, sparking tons of Twitter chatter in the process. But any longtime fan of the rising ATLien knows he doesn’t hold his tongue, which can be heard on “Holeman & Finch.”

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Criminally slept-on rapper Shirt had dug a considerable hole for himself by picking unGoogleable key words to associate himself with. (He was formally known as T-Shirt; his new album is named RAP.) So the Queens native did what any self-respecting rapper would do when backed into the wall: he created a fake New York Times […]


Queens rapper Shirt sparked a bit of a buzz after he boldly flipped the New York Times website template into a fake article styled to give him props. Standing out in the crowded rap marketplace for his clever stunt, Shirt broke down his reasons for the article and more in a recent interview.

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SHIRT is a new jack MC out of NYC worth keeping an ear out for.


Queens MC SHIRT returns from a long hiatus with a creative visual for “Automatic,” which he premiered on his hilariously titled website. The vid is actually a slideshow comprised of photos capturing the last six months of the rapper’s life, which you can imagine had a few raunchy moments.