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2009 Was a Magical Time in Hip-Hop

I still remember downloading Drake’s So Far Gone project on DatPiff. I was wearing a T-shirt that had Barack Obama’s face photoshopped onto Dwight Howard’s body doing his signature superman dunk from the ‘08 NBA Slam Dunk Contest (yes, that shirt actually exists). As the moody …

10 Most Valuable Rap Collaborators of the 2010s, Ranked

Collaboration lies at the heart of hip-hop. From early ‘90s posse cuts like A Tribe Called Quest’s “Scenario” featuring Leaders of the New School to modern hits like Migos’ “Bad and Boujee” featuring Lil Uzi Vert, artists have created unforgettable works by sharing the mic and playing off each …

From DMX to DaBaby: A Brief History of Rappers Releasing 2 Albums in 1 Year

DMX struck gold in 1998 by releasing two chart-topping albums in the same year, a formula many artists have tried to replicate with varying results. Releasing multiple projects in a single year has become more and more popular in the streaming era, but the jury is still out on whether or not the …