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“Taking Arizona Iced Tea and Making It Cry”: An Interview with Yung Lean and the Sad Boys

The Swedish hip-hop crew on starting a movement, American culture and making fans have puppy eyes Sad Boys, the Stockholm hip-hop crew led by 17-year-old, AutoTune-throated rapper Yung Lean, is full of enough beguiling contradictions … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2014 12:47PM IN MUSIC INTERVIEWS Comments (5) TAGS: , , , ,

Social Anxiety: Yung Lean, the Sad Boys and the Evolution of the Outsider Stance

Like Odd Future before them, Swedish rap crew Sad Boys has built a cult fan base. But what they’re selling is bafflingly familiar. In her bi-weekly column, Social Anxiety, Emilie Friedlander peeks underneath the artifacts … read more »

POSTED July 3, 2014 10:42AM IN COLUMNS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (7) TAGS: , , ,

Download Yung Lean’s Unknown Death 2002 Mixtape

After calling Swedish teen rapper Yung Lean “mesmerizing” in a post two months ago, some guy tweeted me repeatedly, saying: “MESMERIZING? DO YOU KNOW WHAT MESMERIZING MEANS?! I CAN’T BELIEVE SOMEBODY OK’D THESE 3 VIDS … read more »

POSTED July 9, 2013 2:58PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , ,