Posts Tagged ‘Mac Miller’

EarthGang ft. Mac Miller – “Monday”

Atlanta duo EarthGang just dropped the first track off their upcoming mixtape Torba—with one song for each day of the week, it makes sense that they kicked things off with “Monday.” The laidback, hypnotic beat courtesy of... Read more »

Looking Back at Your Favorite Rappers’ First Mixtapes

No matter if you’re freestyling in the lunchroom or slinging mixtapes, most rappers begin at the bottom. Amidst the fame, money and accolades, it's easy to forget that once upon a time, your favorite rapper was... Read more »

Video: Ab-Soul ft. Schoolboy Q – “Hunnid Stax”

It would appear Ab-Soul is doing pretty well for himself following the release of his latest album These Days. Surrounded by women, smoking on (what probably is) Cali’s finest, and throwing “stax,” Soul is joined by Schoolboy Q... Read more »

Mac Miller Ft. Dash, Ab-Soul, Vince Staples, & Retch – “Amen”

Under his producer pseudonym of Larry Fisherman, Mac Miller has released a foreboding posse cut entitled “Amen.” Featuring Dash, Ab-Soul, Vince Staples, and Retch, the menacing track is a bit of a creeper, slowly lurching with... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” Verse Drastically Influenced Other Rappers’ Social Media Channels

Kendrick Lamar‘s verses on Big Sean‘s track “Control (HOF)” blew up the internet last week and the effects of his rapid-fire rap game namechecking are still being felt. Aside from a number of rather meh-worthy responses,... Read more »

The Most Underrated Albums in Pitchfork Review History

With its authoritative numerical scores, definitive-sounding Best New Music designation and reliable daily volume of reviews, online magazine Pitchfork has positioned itself as a trusted arbiter of what music matters for a certain generation of readers.... Read more »

Video Premiere: Vinny Radio – “Legend”

One of the best side effects of the popular emerge of rappers like Joey Bada$$, J. Cole, and Kendrick Lamar (to name a few) is the implicit messaging that you don’t have to dumb it down... Read more »

Mac Miller ft. Jay Electronica – “Suplexes Inside of Complexes & Duplexes”

Mac Miller is making it impossible for rap fans not to listen to Mac Miller. As an independent artist who dominated the charts, Mac still has something to prove. In hip-hop there are the successful and... Read more »

Earl Sweatshirt ft. Mac Miller – “Guild”

Almost forgot about Earl Sweatshirt‘s collaboration with Mac Miller, didn’t you? The Odd Future associate premiered “Guild” earlier in the year, but here’s the studio version. With vocals tweaked to the point where you can barely... Read more »

Mac Miller To Tour With Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson And Chance The Rapper

Mac Miller is hitting the road this summer and he’s bringing quite the group of friends along with him. The tour, which kicks off in Texas at the end of June, will feature the likes of... Read more »

Stream NJOMZA’s “GOLD LION” Mixtape

When we first heard NJOMZA, my esteemed colleague Constant Gardner was singing the praises of her woozily erotic “High.” Some four months later, the singer has rolled out her debut mixtape, GOLD LION. NJOMZA’s alluring performances and... Read more »

Watch Kendrick Lamar Shoot Hoops With Mac Miller

Here’s an interesting little clip of Kendrick Lamar shooting hoops backstage at the “Under the Influence of Music” tour stop in Detroit. ScHoolboy Q, Chiddy Bang, and Jay Rock were all present and so was Mac... Read more »

Mac Miller – “Angeles” (Elliott Smith Cover)

Mac Miller is on a roll with covering tortured indie artists. We heard his take on Bright Eyes‘ “First Day of My Life,” for which the young rapper stayed fairly faithful to the original, just the... Read more »

Mac Miller – “First Day Of My Life” (Bright Eyes Cover)

Just had to, you know, let you know that this existed. This happened. There’s this. Listen to Mac’s cover, then the original below it for comparison. Um, can we just change the subject? *Gets uncomfortable, nervously itches... Read more »

The 10 Best Endings to Nardwuar Interviews

Nardwuar the Human Serviette. Beloved by some for his offbeat, uncommonly in-depth interview style, hated by others for the very same reason. Skilled in the art of research and the guerilla interview, Nardwuar often catches his... Read more »