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Who’s Afraid of Youngboy NBA?

A recent Hits graphic omitted Youngboy Never Broke Again, the second-highest streaming artist of the year.


Generation “Notti Bop”

In an article on the “Notti Bop” craze inspired by a teen’s murder, New Yorker writer Jody Rosen avoids making aesthetic judgements.

Chicago Rap in 2012

In a brief retrospective, These Days talks to a handful of industry folks involved in the Chicago rap scene’s breakout year of 2012.