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Most of the music world is nursing a vast, collective hangover down in Austin right now, which means we didn’t see too many new videos this week. And for those of us who skipped the shitshow this year, there have’t been too many images that’ll leave a lasting impression. But the video of comedian and… More »

A few minutes into the new mixtape Mandatory Brunch Meetings, the Queens rap bruiser Meyhem Lauren joins a very small circle: The tiny club of rappers whose between-verses shit-talk is as much fun to listen to as their actual raps. On “Mandated Participants,” the tape’s first song, Lauren pushes the tape’s title to its logical… More »

When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here’s what we’re getting down to: It’s that time of year when Stereogum’s staff selects the 40 most exciting new* acts of… More »

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Meyhem Lauren & Buckwild – “100 MPH” (Feat. Action Bronson) Video

Last year, the Queens rap bully and frequent Action Bronson collaborator Meyhem Lauren teamed up with the veteran boom-bap producer Buckwild for the excellently titled…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2015 - 9:51 am

Action Bronson – “Actin Crazy” + Mr. Wonderful Details

Action Bronson's Mr. Wonderful feels like it's been a long time coming: He first teased the album back in May of last year, then dropped…
James Rettig | January 7, 2015 - 7:36 pm

Meyhem Lauren & Buckwild – “Street Hop” (Feat. Troy Ave & RetcH) (Stereogum Premiere)

The lively Queens rap knucklehead Meyhem Lauren is already responsible for two strong solo mixtapes, Respect The Fly Shit and Mandatory Brunch Meetings, and now…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2014 - 11:48 am

Meyhem Lauren & Buckwild – “Silk Shirts & Yellow Gold”

The Queens rap bruiser Meyhem Lauren is probably best-known as an Action Bronson associate, but he's landed in the Mixtape Of The Week column twice,…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2014 - 4:18 pm

Meyhem Lauren – “Drug Lords” (Feat. Action Bronson & AG Da Coroner) Video

During last year's SXSW, the Queens rapper Meyhem Lauren rounded up an absolutely murderous collective of internet-underground rap overlords and made an entire mixtape, the…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2013 - 1:06 pm

Meyhem Lauren – “The Laurenovich Angle (Fuck Pitchfork)”

Last month, the Queens rapper Meyhem Lauren released his thundering, funny-as-hell Mandatory Brunch Meetings mixtape, and I liked it a lot. Pitchfork did not agree.
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2013 - 2:41 pm

Meyhem Lauren – “Mandated Participants” Video

Last week, Queens rap hardhead Meyhem Lauren released his great, weird, funny Mandatory Brunch Meetings mixtape. And now we get a video for opening track…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2012 - 3:22 pm

Download Meyhem Lauren Mandatory Brunch Meetings Mixtape

The hardnosed Queens rapper Meyhem Lauren has already released one of the year's best mixtapes in Respect The Fly Shit, recorded over one bleary SXSW…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2012 - 4:56 pm

Meyhem Lauren – “Fingerless Driving Gloves” Video

During SXSW, the hulking Queens rapper assembled a big pile of friends and recorded the bulk of his excellent Respect The Fly Shit mixtape. The…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2012 - 4:26 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Meyhem Lauren Respect The Fly Shit

For those of us who work on the periphery of the music business, SXSW is a whole lot of fun, a great chance to see…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2012 - 11:57 am

Download Meyhem Lauren Respect The Fly Shit Mixtape

Well, I've been waiting for this one. During SXSW, the Queens rap bruiser Meyhem Lauren recorded an entire mixtape in his Embassy Suites hotel room,…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2012 - 1:10 pm

Meyhem Lauren – “Peruvian Desserts” (Feat. Action Bronson & Roc Marciano)

We've already heard "Special Effects," the Action Bronson/Himanshu collab from New York rap bruiser Meyhem Lauren -- a track from Lauren's forthcoming Respect The Fly
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2012 - 4:21 pm

Meyhem Lauren – “Special Effects” Video (Feat. Himanshu & Action Bronson)

New York rap bruiser Meyhem Lauren got together just about everyone cool in underground rap to record his forthcoming mixtape Respect The Fly Shit over…
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2012 - 5:25 pm

Meyhem Lauren – “Special Effects” (Feat. Himanshu & Action Bronson)

Meyhem Lauren is a total bruiser of a rapper and a fixture on New York's vital-as-fuck underground rap scene, and he's also the man responsible…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2012 - 4:22 pm