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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, for 2012's Respect The Fly Shit and Mandatory…   Read Story »
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 very good Respect The Fly…   Read Story »
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. Earlier this week, critic Jonah…   Read Story »
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 "Mandated Participants," in which Lauren and…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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 weekend with two producers and a small army of…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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 hazy-but-intense "Fingerless Driving Gloves" is one of…   Read Story »
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 a whole mess of bands and catch up with friends we haven't seen in a while. It's…   Read Story »
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, with a ton of his underground peers stopping by,…   Read Story »