Lil Uzi Vert

Rap Will Continue to Dominate Music in 2018, Thanks to Its Distaste For Genre

Lil Uzi Vert once told me he wanted to be a rockstar. On a June day in 2016, under a slab of sapphire sky, I followed him from New Jersey into the …

Lil' Kim

Lil Uzi Vert Says ‘F-ck Charting’ After Agreeing With A Fan That He ‘Sold Out’

In a sea of genre-bending so-called “Soundcloud rappers,” Lil Uzi Vert has risen to the top of the heap. He ascended with melodic trap-influenced burners like the triple-platinum <i>XO Tour Llif3</i>. His “444+222” track runs on <i>NBA Live</i> commercials. By any measure, Uzi is doing it big.<p>The downside of doing …

Music

Migos juggle controversy amidst the arrival of Culture II

The hip-hop trio, <b>Migos</b> are striding their way back into the arena. In 2016, they charted on Billboard 200 with “Bad and Boujee.”The No. 1 hit shook …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Grammys

Lil Uzi Vert Continues To Reign Supreme On Soundcloud With 2017’s Most-Streamed Album<p>Eddie Gonzalez 12.11.17 1 month ago<p>Jay-Z Producer No ID Isn’t Sweating His Grammy Nominations: ‘No Dancing In The End Zone’<p>Aaron Williams 11.30.17 2 months ago<p>Why Rapsody’s ‘Laila’s Wisdom’ Deserves The Grammy For …

Entertainment

BUKU Finalizes Lineup With Addition of Illenium, Snails & More

Tickets<p>We’re just under two months away from New Orleans’ annual <b>BUKU Music + Art Project</b>, and the festival has finally announced the acts that will …

Electronic Music

ASAP Mob Links Up With New Era on an Exclusive Cap Design for Yams Day 2018

In celebration of Yams Day 2018, New Era and ASAP Mob have joined forces on a limited edition cap collection that will benefit a good cause.<p>The New …

Playboi Carti

Halsey, Kesha, and More Reveal What They’re Listening to Right Now

Five female singer-songwriters divulge what’s on their playlists at the moment, from Chaka to Cardi and Charli.<p><i>“I’m every woman,” sang Chaka Khan, but every woman has different musical taste. From classic rock to hip-hop, five singer-songwriters reveal some of their pet sounds.</i><p><b>HALSEY</b><p><i>Her most recent</i> …

Chaka Khan

BUKU Music + Art Project Releases Third Phase of Lineup

BUKU Music + Art Project has just released the third phase of the lineup, and with these additions, the lineup is now complete. The additions include …

Electronic Music

Listen to DJ K

DJ K-Swizz competes at the IDA World DJ Championships in Kraków, Poland on Dec. 2, 2017. (Source: Facebook)<p>DJ K-SWIZZ, the 2017 IDA World Champion, …

DJs

Here's What We Know About Migos' 'Culture II' So Far

Ever since the summer of 2017, when Quavo's comments about a lost hard drive hit social media, heads were anxious about what it reportedly contained: …

Music

American rappers blamed for surge in popularity of "zombie" pill Xanax

American rappers have been blamed for a surge in popularity of £1 "zombie" pill Xanax among children, as one MP revealed the drug was being sold by …

Birmingham, UK

Lil Uzi Vert Is Sorry for Punching Reese LaFlare in the Face

Lil Uzi Vert is sorry for that whole punching Reese LaFlare in the face thing. Amid a flurry of tweets Tuesday, Uzi hit Reese with an apology and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

New Music: Lil Uzi Vert – '200 My Dash'

Lil Uzi Vert keeps it more than 100 on “200 My Dash,” a high-octane buzz track that was released through DJ Plugg’s new mixtape, <i>Birthday Playlist …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Migos Announce 'Culture II' Release Date

Migos will return with their highly anticipated follow-up to <i>Culture</i> on January 26. The trio took to Instagram to let fans know exactly when the album …

Music

10 female rappers you need to listen to right now

From City Girls to Cupcakke, here are the women of rhyme you need to know in 2018.<p>As i-D recently ruminated, female rappers will no longer be silenced; she is woman, hear her roar. With the success of Cardi B and Stefflon Don in 2017, we look forward to 2018 to discover the forces of female …

Lil Yachty

Was Lil Peep Leading the Way for Sincerity in Rap Music?

Full disclosure: I only heard of Lil Peep for the first time on November 16, 2017, the day of his untimely death. I had no idea that emo had any sort …

Jonathan Franzen

21 Savage & Metro Boomin Share Long Lost Track “Pause”

Two years is a long time to wait for 21 Savage and Metro Boomin to drop a track, but as the saying goes, better late than never. The rapper-producer …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Lil Uzi Vert & DJ Drama Fire Shots at Each Other Over Twitter

On Friday afternoon, Lil Uzi Vert decided to give career advice to up-and-coming rappers on Twitter. “If y’all do sign … sign 2 a major Dont sign 2 a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Lil Uzi Vert And Nav Get Animated In The Comical ‘Wanted You’ Video

Last November, Lil Uzi Vert collaborated with Toronto upstart Nav for the catchy “Wanted You” track. The two artists showcased hip-hop’s evolution on the trap burner, taking turns with their melodic rhymes like junior versions of Future and Young Thug. Uzi has been busy since then, collecting …

Music

NAV & Lil Uzi Vert’s “Wanted You” Gets An Animated Video Treatment

After dropping their collaborative song “Wanted You” back in November, NAV and Lil Uzi Vert have shared its official music video. The animated …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Carnage Drops ''Learn How to Watch'' Video - XXL

A day after releasing the audio for his new single, "Learn How to Watch," featuring Mac Miller and Madeintyo, DJ Carnage uploads the video for the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Best Tracks of the Week: Jay Rock, Jorja Smith, Stormzy & More

If these first two weeks of 2018’s new songs are anything to go by, it seems like this will be the year of unparalleled excellence in posse cuts. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

NAV feat. Lil Uzi Vert – 'Wanted You'

NAV and Lil Uzi Vert get animated in the video for their collaboration “Wanted You.”<p>The vertical visual, featuring animation by Rouch Sketchz, kicks …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Listen to Hot Boy Turk's "F*ck How It Turn Out" Remix f/ Kodak Black and Lil Wayne

Hot Boy Turk is back with another remix of “Fuck How It Turn Out.”<p>A while after the original record dropped, the Louisiana rapper unleashed an …

Music

Best New Artists Who Also Won Album Of The Year

Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood, Sam Smith: Best New Artist GRAMMY Rewind<p>Jan 11, 2018 - 6:28 pm<p>Taylor Swift To Adele: Favorite Album Of The Year …

Music

5 poppin’ female producers you should know by name in 2018

Even in 2018, female producers seem to be a rarity in hip-hop these days, but lowkey women in production have been part of the industry for a while …

Lana Del Rey

6 Best New Songs of the Week: Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Lil Uzi Vert, Franz Ferdinand

<i>Every week Vulture highlights the best new music. If the song is worthy of your ears and attention, you will find it here. Read our picks below,</i> …

Entertainment

This Is an Unusually Tough Year to Predict Grammy Winners

If they do it right, this should be Kendrick Lamar's year.<p>It feels weird typing this, but the Grammys got it (mostly) right this year in its major categories. Crazy, huh?! Yes, there still some snubs. Yes, there the annual popularity-contest nods. Yes, the major awards are lacking in female …

Kendrick Lamar

What's Going on Between Lil Uzi Vert and DJ Drama?

It looks like there is a beef brewing between Lil Uzi Vert and DJ Drama.<p>On Friday afternoon, the 23-year-old rapper hit up Twitter with this little …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Check Out The Hip Hop And R&B Nominees

The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards are set to take place on Sunday, March 11th at the historic Forum in Los Angeles. For the fifth straight year, the …

Rap & Hip-Hop