Atlanta rapper Tauheed Epps, better known as 2 Chainz, has built a career out of recording self-aggrandizing verses even more outsize than his six-foot, five-inch frame. He litters June’s Pretty Girls Like Trap Music (Def Jam) with rich raps; on the lilting “Rolls Royce Bitch,” Epps explains that his life of luxury is at a different […]
At Magnificent Coloring Day, not even the frenzy provoked by Kanye West’s surprise appearance could take the focus off Chance the Rapper’s message of love and blessing.
Ten Reader writers review 15 new records, including Pallbearer’s stately, mournful doom, Willis Earl Beal’s raw, mystical antipop, and Jack Ruby’s staggeringly savage no wave.
Just don’t mistake him for 2 Chainz.
Pop’s top monopoly sends a lifeless single to the top.
The best shows to see through the weekend include Quilt, 2 Chainz, and, yes, Manowar.
2 Chainz drops an unexpectedly timely single.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, August 4
What to see on Sunday at Lollapalooza 2013
The pop-punk group’s new single steers far away from pop punk.
Gossip Wolf guesses who’ll play Lollapalooza, Saki hosts Low and Jeff Tweedy, and more
Local pop-punk powerhouse takes a page from rap’s book with its new single, “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up).”
Where else can you hear ZZ Top’s “I Gotsta Get Paid” and E-40’s “I’m Laced” in the same place?
Kanye West’s tour DJ: “I didn’t know I was ever gonna DJ for Jay-Z.”
A$AP Rocky tests the waters with “Fuckin’ Problem”