News / 18.05.22

New York Senate passes bill to prohibit rappers’ lyrics being used against them in court

The Rap Music on Trial bill would prohibit the use of rappers’ lyrics as evidence against them


Meet William Child, the claymation artist behind some of hip-hop’s best music videos

We meet the artist and director turning your favourite rappers into plasticine figures

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News / 27.01.20

Young Thug, slowthai, Young M.A and more join Woo Hah! 2020 line-up

Pop Smoke, Polo G, Shoreline Mafia and Maxo Kream have also been announced for the Dutch festival

The Top 20 Guest Verses of 2017

Chris Kelly rounds up 20 standout guest spots from the last 12 months, featuring Giggs, Gucci Mane, Nicki Minaj, Young Thug and Asian Doll

In Photos: Wireless Festival

Photographer Daniela Monteiro gets snaps of Young Thug, Rae Sremmurd, Skepta and more at the Saturday of the UK’s biggest hip-hop festival

Young Thug – Easy Breezy Beautiful Thugger Girls

In this latest round of rappers reconciling with the acoustic guitar, Young Thug’s foray pops far more than it twangs

Events / 15.02.17

Frank Ocean added to Flow Festival lineup

Frank Ocean has joined the lineup for Flow Festival in Helsinki. His live show at…

News / 25.01.17

Young Thug, Pixies and The xx added to Øya 2017 lineup

Øya Festival have just announced a handful of new names for their 2017 lineup. The…

News / 17.01.17

Young Thug’s ‘Wyclef Jean’ video is unintentionally brilliant

“I’ll just explain how this video fell apart,” runs the co-director’s onscreen annotations

News / 14.12.16

Young Thug’s mum made him go to the airport to apologise to staff

The rapper was filmed calling two Alaska Airlines employees ‘ants’, ‘peasants’ and ‘bum ass hoes’…

Albums Of The Year 2016

The 100 best albums of the last 12 months, according to Crack Magazine

News / 17.11.16

Young Thug is launching his own record label

The rapper shared a glimpse of the new YSL Records office on his Snapchat earlier…

Lil Yachty:
Dream On

Old school hip-hop heads are outraged by his ‘bubblegum trap’ but, asks Duncan Harrison, isn’t it about time we let Lil Yachty and the kids have their fun?

News / 27.09.16

Iggy Pop listens to The Black Madonna and Young Thug

Veteran punk rocker Iggy Pop told a crowd at his Red Bull Music Academy lecture,…

News / 05.09.16

Young Thug’s sisters Dora and Dolly share EP

Thugga’s siblings have shared a 9-track mixtape featuring Young Thug with production from Wheezy, Fuse,…

News / 02.09.16

See the moment Young Thug first found his JEFFERY outfit

Young Thug’s latest album cover sees the rapper wearing a long, loose gender-neutral piece by…

Gucci Mane – Everybody Looking

Despite the fact that a Canadian child actor and a former Miami corrections officer became…

News / 22.07.16

Stream Gucci Mane’s new album Everybody Looking now

Drake, Kanye West and Young Thug all have guest spots on Gucci’s first post-prison album…

News / 06.07.16

Frank Ocean’s full Calvin Klein advert is streaming now

Frank Ocean and Young Thug appear alongside model Kate Moss and Vogue’s creative director Grace…

News / 03.06.16

Young Thug and Travis Scott share Pick Up The Phone ft. Quavo

It’s been a busy week for Young Thug After a week of Snapchat teasing Travis…

Playlists / 14.04.16

April 2016 Playlist

Kicking off with A. K. Paul’s futuristic Landcruisin’, this month’s playlist sees Young Thug produce some top tier slime and Sonic Youth members return

Thought It Was a Drought

Welcome to Crack’s monthly rap column

News / 10.03.16

Watch Young Thug’s video for My People

The Atlanta rapper explores protest imagery Young Thug has shared a new video for the…

News / 08.03.16

Young Thug is apparently on an Elton John remix

First he’s riding horses, now he’s collaborating with Elton John. Rumours have surfaced about a…

News / 08.03.16

Watch Young Thug riding a horse around downtown Atlanta

Thugger mounts a stallion to announce a possible tour of the US Young Thug has…

Thought It Was A Drought

Welcome to Crack’s monthly rap column, featuring Young Thug, Boosie Badazz, and more

News / 18.02.16

Watch Young Thug recite the lyrics to Best Friend

Young Thug performs a spoken-word version of his Slime Season banger in a new video…

News / 16.02.16

Young Thug returns with NSFW-ish Worth It video

Atlanta’s Young Thug gets between the sheets with his wife in his new video for Worth It…

6 New Videos You Need To See

Bey slays, Flat Eric returns, and Pussy Riot fondue themselves in this week’s roundup

News / 05.02.16

Young Thug dropped I’m Up this morning

Young Thug has released his latest mixtape via SoundCloud Originally intended to be titled Slime…

News / 04.02.16

Young Thug shares I’m Up artwork and apparent tracklist

Tomorrow, Young Thug will release a mixtape which – having previously been titled as the…

Playlists / 04.02.16

February 2016 Playlist

At the time of writing, Young Thug and Future are being rude to each other…

Events / 20.01.16

Young Thug to play London and Manchester

Young Thug is returning to the UK next month for two shows It looks like…


There was something up with Future last year. 2015 saw the singer-rapper drop five full…

News / 07.12.15

Young Thug working on mixtapes with Fetty Wap, Migos and Post Malone

Thugger also revealed his first influences, the inspiration behind his work ethic, and why he wants…

Playlists / 04.12.15

December 2015 Playlist: EOTY Special

Our latest playlist is compiled entirely from our top 100 albums and our 50 favourite tracks of 2015

Tracks Of The Year 2015

We count down the 50 best tracks of the year

News / 16.11.15

Rich Homie Quan hints at Rich Gang: Tha Tour Part 2

Atlanta’s Rich Homie Quan has hinted at a second instalment on Instagram 2014’s Rich Gang:…

News / 11.11.15

Watch Young Thug’s video for Thief In The Night

Thugga dropped a clip for the Slime Season 2 cut last night Young Thug has…

News / 01.11.15

Young Thug’s Slime Season 2 is streaming

The sequel to Young Thug’s Slime Season dropped on halloween as promised In the run…

News / 23.10.15

Young Thug to release Slime Season 2 on halloween

Thugger announced the news on Instagram and Twitter Following on swiftly from last month’s Slime…

News / 28.09.15

Jamie xx, Young Thug and Popcaan share Good Times video

The clip flits between New York and Jamaica Jamie xx, Young Thug and Popcaan’s massive…

YOUNG THUG – Slime Season

During a recent interview in France, Young Thug insisted that he’s from another planet. “And…

News / 17.09.15

Hear Young Thug’s Slime Season mixtape

After a two month delay, the highly-anticipated tape is here Last night, Young Thug released…

News / 15.09.15

Young Thug and Young Thug star as Young Thug in Best Friend Video

Yup, Thugga’s new video is on a seriously weird tip Following on from the pair’s…

Travis Scott – Rodeo

Rather than actually coming across like a rapper’s debut, ‘Rodeo’ is more of a confused mishmash of rap music ephemera from the last 12 month

News / 17.08.15

Young Thug shares video for Again feat Gucci Mane

The new track is taken from Thug’s delayed mixtape, Slime Season Young Thug’s Slime Season…

Young Thug, Jamie XX and Gyptian on Boiler Room
News / 11.08.15

Watch Jamie xx bring out Young Thug and Gyptian during Boiler Room set

Jamie xx delivered on his promise of some big guests for his Boiler Room, New…

News / 10.08.15

Skepta jumps on Jamie XX’s I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)

Skepta has laid down bars on Jamie XX’s Summer anthem I Know There’s Gonna Be…

August 2015 Playlist

G-funk is in the air. Dre just casually dropped his first album in 16 years,…

News / 03.08.15

Young Thug delays new album

Hy!£UN35 has been pushed back to September – or maybe even later The release date…

News / 17.07.15

Hear Young Thug’s new single Pacifier

The rapper has dropped a new single while he’s being detained at the DeKalb County…

News / 08.07.15

Watch Young Thug’s new video for With That

Thug and his crew get their heads blown up. Ahead of his new Money mixtape…

News / 24.06.15

ONEMAN drops festival edits

The edits mix Skepta, JME, Young Thug and more ONEMAN has released a stream and…

Events / 02.06.15

Young Thug announces debut London show

Atlanta rapper Young Thug has announced his debut London show. DJ Semtex this morning announced…

Young Thug

It’s hard to talk about this record without mentioning that album title, so for those…

Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan + Birdman

here’s no denying that Young Thug – possibly Atlanta’s most original rapper – has had…