An In-Depth Talk With The Step Brothers: Starlito & Don Trip

Last month, hip hop stalwarts Starlito and Don Trip released Step Brothers 3, the latest installment in their seminal mixtape/album series. Since the debut of the original Step Brothers in 2011, the Tennessee duo have built a fervent, cult-like following behind the Step Brothersbrand, which has been widely-celebrated by fans and critics alike.

Last year, Pitchfork included the original Step Brothers in their "50 Best Rap Mixtapes of the Millennium", and NPR debuted the second installment back in 2013. With the third entry in the Step Brothers franchise officially in the books, a solid case can be made for why Don Trip and Starlito's names belong on the list of classic Southern rap duos, alongside legendary pairs like Andre 3000 and Big Boi, Pimp C and Bun B, and 8Ball & MJG. And did we mention that both rappers are 100% independent?

Lito and Trip are currently on the nationwide "Karate In The Garage" tour, which is READ MORE