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Which Rappers Haven’t Released Their Best Albums Yet?

Hip-hop is a young artist’s game. Most athletes peak in their mid-twenties to their early thirties, and rappers follow a similar trajectory. There are exceptions, of course—boxer Bernard Hopkins won a world championship at age 49, and Pusha-T defeated Drake at age 41. Fame, money, drugs, love, and …

Childish Gambino, Noname, G-Eazy & More: Morning Bars

Welcome to Morning Bars, the daily series where we compile the news that matters to hip-hop fans so you can stay in-the-know without much digging. Enjoy, and you’re welcome. Noname announces a new single, coming April 5. Melii drops her debut album, phAses. Ari Lennox announces tour dates. The …

Nav Knows His Debut Album Sucked

Self-awareness is a tricky but rewarding game. Take Toronto’s Nav, who recently revealed to Pitchfork that he’s keenly aware that his 2018 debut album, Reckless, was lackluster at best. “It quickly settled in that I didn’t release that good of an album,” Nav said. “One hater comment is cool, …