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What happened to 21 Savage?

Here’s everything that has happened since rapper 21 Savage was detained by ICE

The news that 21 Savage had been detained by ICE on February 3 in many ways overshadowed the Super Bowl that was taking place just miles away from where the rapper was arrested. Here's an overview of everything that's happened in the case since then.

Soul Food Cypher taps hip-hop’s competitive spirit to foster fellowship

Soul Food Cypher's One Hundred is one of 26 events the seven-year-old organization hosts each year that aim to turn hip-hop artists into community leaders by building camaraderie, encouraging collaboration, and providing a platform.
Big Boi Tiny Desk Concert NPR

Big Boi performs Outkast hits for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts

For NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts, Atlanta rap legend Big Boi, Organized Noize's Sleepy Brown, and their backing band performed two Outkast classics—"So Fresh, So Clean" and "The Way You Move"—and "All Night" from Big Boi's latest solo album, Boomiverse.
T.I.

The Evolution of T.I.

The Atlanta superstar rose to fame as a street-hardened rapper. For his next act, he wants to save Bankhead, the neighborhood that could've killed him.
Kendrick Lamar College Football Playoff Atlanta Centennial Olympic Park

Damn. Kendrick Lamar is playing a free show in Atlanta for the College Football Playoff

ESPN announced this morning that rapper Kendrick Lamar, whose Damn. album is likely on every single "best of 2017" list you will read this year, will be the halftime performer during the College Football Playoff National Championship on January 8.
Jeezy Atlanta

12 questions for Jeezy on all things Atlanta

Jeezy talks about his new studio downtown, what's changed about Atlanta, and why he doesn't eat at Waffle House anymore.
Vox Migos Flow

This Vox video explains a key part of what makes Migos sound like Migos

For the latest video in her "Earworm" series, Vox journalist Estelle Caswell breaks down the "Migos flow"—and it's all about triplets.
Gucci Mane

What we learned from Gucci Mane’s new autobiography

In The Autobiography of Gucci Mane, published this month, the 37-year-old Atlanta trap rap crossover act revisits his rise to rap stardom; his struggle with a codeine cocktail called “lean;” and becoming a mentor to Future and Migos.
Big Boi new album

Big Boi thinks Killer Mike should run for Atlanta mayor

We chat with Atlanta rap legend Big Boi about his new album, Boomiverse, the state of hip-hop in Atlanta, and why he loves Marcel (despite the fact that he doesn't eat steak).

Derivation of Dirty South

“What chu know about the Dirty South?” Aside from being a track and infectious refrain on Goodie Mob’s 1995 debut "Soul Food," the term has devolved in spelling (Durty Souf?) and evolved wildly in connotation.

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