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No Country for (Old) Rap Men: The thin line between influence and biting

From Action Bronson to Your Old Droog, Robbie Unkut looks at rappers who wear their influences on their sleeves without being derivative

When does ‘influence’ become ‘imitation’ in rap? While there has always been a strong element of riding the wave of whatever sound is popular and the inevitability of adopting some …


Eavesdrop: Future Classic and Le Coq Sportif’s The Reissue Project

The music and style collab goes through the archives to rework tracks and tracksuits

Everyone knows that Future Classic is spearheading Australian electronic music on an international scale. Predominantly an independent record label, they also provide management services and do some of the best …

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Watch: A-Trak gets personal on the HOT97 Morning Show

A-Trak talks about his DJ battle days, Fool's Gold, how he met Kanye and more

In this in depth interview with HOT97, turns a little inward and gets outwardly personal. Talking on the Morning Show …

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Watch: Spooky Black – ‘Reason’

Lil Spook delivers another reminder you can have a broken heart and a covetable aesthetic

Whoever broke up with Spooky Black is probably seriously reevaluating their decision now that ya boy’s up on the internet …

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Watch: The Weeknd – ‘King of the Fall’

Yet another visual onslaught from Abel Tesfaye this month

In my eyes, Abel Tesfaye can do no wrong. He can sing the most crude shit, hyper-sexualise everything and like …

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Your Old Droog starts Vlog series, obliterates Nas rumours

Turns out he's not Nas. Not even a little bit.

Since Droog dropped his 10 track EP on Soundcloud 2 months ago, there’s been a glut of rumours over his …

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Watch: A$AP Rocky: SVDDXNLY – Part 4

Rocky smokes with Snoop, talks secret handshakes with Kathy Griffin and waxes over older women with Danny Brown

Noisey’s Episodic doco on the prettiest motherfucker in the game shifts gears in the second last instalment. Where SVDDXNLY had …

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