Three cities. Thirty rappers. One track. The Rap Monument. Full track coming soon. We’ve already heard “bricks” (verses) from Pusha T, Danny Brown, Nipsey Hussle, Problem, Raekwon, Vado, Go Dreamer, Flatbush Zombies, and Meyhem Lauren. But today Noisey is dropping off perhaps their most controversial entry to the fold in Atlanta’s Young Thug. Quickly glancing over some online comments it’s clear that many don’t feel Thugger should be on The Rap Monument, but frankly it wouldn’t be a proper representation of the current hip-hop climate without a name like Young Thug in the mix. He’s made a huge splash in the rap game over the last year and not having him here would be a detriment. Whether you love him or hate him, peep Young Thug’s The Rap Monument brick along with A$ton Matthews after the jump.

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Here’s one of the craziest productions we’ve heard this month. Alchemist hooks up with Budgie for the first release off their upcoming The Good Book project, which chops up a sample of Mobb Deep’s “Shook Ones” and features verses from Action Bronson and A$ton Matthews. Read More