Tag Archives: XXXtentacion (Rapper)

Critic’s Notebook: Hip-Hop’s Year of Dangerous Living Put the Accused on the Charts

Source: New York Times » Music

In Hollywood and the media, allegations of misconduct brought down powerful men. But the opposite happened in rap, creating a crisis between creators and consumers.

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Playlist: The Playlist: A Farewell From Leonard Cohen and 8 More New Songs

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear the week’s most notable tracks from Noah Cyrus, Angel Olsen, Weaves and more.

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Lil Uzi Vert Debuts at No. 1, Leading a SoundCloud Wave

Source: New York Times » Music

The Billboard album chart this week again showed the power of streaming, as Lil Uzi Vert’s “Luv Is Rage 2” and XXXTentacion’s “17” took the top two spots.

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Critic’s Notebook: Lil Uzi Vert and a Generation of Rap Stars Looking Beyond Hip-Hop

Source: New York Times » Music

A fun-house sort of rap movement is led by Lil Uzi Vert with his “Luv Is Rage 2,” who is joined in this vein by Lil Peep and XXXTentacion.

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