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Interview: Lil’ Boosie On Pioneering The ‘Ratchet’ Sound And Why He Is Done With Drugs

Lil’ Boosie is a changed man. That much is crystal clear. The same rapper who earned the nickname “Bad Azz” is now doing everything in his power to stay sober and out of…

Ol’ Dirty Bastard: Wu-Tang Clan Rapper Is The “Original Ratchet,” Says U-God

“Dirty is the original ratchet,” charges Wu-Tang Clan’s U-God. “People don’t even know that.” But, the world will soon when the late and beloved Wu-Tang member is…

Free Music: Zeds Dead ‘Ratchet’ (Juicy J Bootleg)

Following a jam-packed weekend of festival and media appearances (check out the essential remix they debuted on BBC Radio 1), Canadian bass duo Zeds Dead celebrate the…

Turn Up! 5 Ratchet Rappers We Love

Ratchet rappers have been hogging up the stage and rotation since the ball dropped on 2012. While it may be easier to admit an addiction to ratchet reality shows…

NEW MUSIC: LL Cool J — “Ratchet”

ratch·et? ?[rach-it] noun 1. a toothed bar with which a pawl engages. Or, according to the Urban Dictionary: 2. a diva, mostly from urban cities and ghettos, that has…

The 21 Most Ratchet Women of Black Reality TV

Reality television is the untamed woman’s playground. Whether she arrived with her dignity well-sagged past the crack or had that easy to ignite, not-so-good side of…