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Lil Durk Criticized for Remake of Logic’s ‘1-800-273-8255’

Lil Durk (left), Logic (right); Photo: officiallildurk.com (left)/N/A (right) Chicago-born rapper Lil Durk has caught a bit of flack recently for his song “1-(773)-Vulture,” a remix of Logic‘s “1-800-273-8255.” Lil Durk added a gritty spin […]

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Huffington Post Asks Twitter to Describe the New Year Using Song Lyrics

Photo: Twitter A little over two weeks in and 2018 has already got off to an interesting start — natural disasters are still wreaking havoc, technology is continuing to astound and of course Donald Trump […]

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SONGLYRICS Presents: The Top 50 Lyrics of 2017

As with our album class of 2017, it’s been a rough year for the socio-political conscious. On one hand we were given another landmark gem from Kendrick Lamar in DAMN. On the other we had and […]

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SONGLYRICS Presents: The Top 15 Lyric Videos of 2017

Now that facts officially don’t matter anymore, it’s an ever curious evolution of the lyric video as high internet art — for all we know, lyric video directors and bands could be screwing with us, […]

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SONGLYRICS Presents: The Top 10 Albums of 2017

One would think that this buffoonery of a post-fact society we spent 365 days pushing on would have produced one of the most dense art reactions ever. In many ways it did — Lyricist of […]

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SONGLYRICS Presents: Lyricist of the Year – Kendrick Lamar

Over the past five years no rapper has been as widely successful as Kendrick Lamar. Good Kid, M.A.A.D City was a massive breakout, officially putting Compton back on the map. To Pimp a Butterfly defied […]

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Jeopardy Contestant Loses Out By Mispronouncing ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’

Jeopardy contestant Nick Spicher (right) about to learn a lesson in ‘gangsta’ pronunciation; Photo: NBC/Twitter A Jeopardy contestant lost out on some serious cash after he mispronounced the title to the classic Coolio song “Gangsta’s […]

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Mad Skillz Delivers on His Annual Year End Wrap-up

Rapper Mad Skillz; Photo: gotmadskillz.com Virginia rapper Mad Skillz has returned with his annual year end wrap-up. As most years do, 2017 went by in a blur and there was a variety of highs and […]

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Joey Bada$$ Claims to Have Written ‘Rockstar’

Post Malone in the official video for ‘Rockstar’ (left), Joey Bada$$ (right); Photo: YouTube (left)/Instagram (right) Post Malone‘s “Rockstar” feat. 21 Savage has been one of the biggest hits of 2017. The platinum selling song […]

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Black Thought Claims to Have Invented Mumble Rap

Black Thought freestyles on Funkmaster Flex’s Hot 97 show; Photo: Hot 97/YouTube On December 14th Black Thought appeared on Funkmaster Flex’s Hot 97 radio show and delivered what is now considered to be one of the […]

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