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Kanye West wasn’t in the room for the first Kanye West stage-crash of 2016. Instead, a random and stoned-looking young man wandered onstage as the panel from The Talk accepted a People’s Choice award, seizing the microphone and shouting out Kanye West’s sneaker line. In his few seconds of mic time, before Sharon Osbourne kicked… More »

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For the past decade, music videos have mostly lived online, far away from the cable networks that once nurtured the art form. Back in the ’90s, when cable networks were starting… More »

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap’s biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition to see who could claim rap’s top spot. Drake released two album-length projects in 2015, insisting that neither one was a proper album even though both of them cost actual… More »

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Jonah Hill Interviews Action Bronson

The actor Jonah Hill is evidently a huge fan of Action Bronson, which makes as much sense as anything else, and he recently sat down…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2015 - 11:03 am

The 10 Best Moments Of Coachella 2015 Friday

There's every other festival in America, and then there's Coachella. Every year, it feels like it matters just a bit more than the others. It's…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2015 - 1:04 pm
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The Week In Pop: Roast Aside, Justin Bieber Might Secretly Be On The Right Track

The Roast Of Justin Bieber was tough to sit through -- almost as tough as the transition from teen idol to grownup pop star Bieber…
Chris DeVille | April 2, 2015 - 1:07 pm
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Watch Action Bronson & Chance The Rapper Deliver A Heartwarming Letterman Performance

Action Bronson and Chance The Rapper have done a couple of songs together, but rappers who do songs together don't always like each other. But…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2015 - 8:53 am
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The Week In Rap: Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson, & Major-Label Rap’s Age Of Weirdness

Not that long ago, major recording companies employed whole offices full of people whose whole purpose was to shape and mold rappers, to turn them…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2015 - 12:51 pm
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Watch Action Bronson Throw A Fan Offstage In NYC

Earlier this week, Action Bronson released his proper major-label debut Mr. Wonderful. And last night, he played a record-release show at the notoriously awful New…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2015 - 9:04 am
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Photos: SXSW 2015

SXSW 2015 has come and gone. As Scott noted over the weekend, it was an altogether less corporate, less celebrity-infused, less insane experience than in…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2015 - 2:14 pm
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Action Bronson – “Baby Blue” (Feat. Chance The Rapper) Video

Action Bronson released his stupidly fun major-label debut Mr. Wonderful today, and his video for the lilting Mark Ronson-produced Chance The Rapper collab "Baby Blue"
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2015 - 2:03 pm
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Stream Action Bronson Mr. Wonderful

Action Bronson is coming off a jam-packed SXSW in support of his new album Mr. Wonderful. He took a busload of SXSW-addled journalists on a…
Caitlin White | March 23, 2015 - 12:15 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2015 - 11:35 am

Action Bronson Debuts Mr. Wonderful, Serves Lunch At SXSW

Action Bronson takes a classicist, no-bullshit approach to hip-hop -- verbal wizardry over rock-solid beats with minimal gimmicks -- but the man understands how to…
Chris DeVille | March 19, 2015 - 8:07 pm
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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

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Most of us have better video-watching experiences by falling into YouTube wormholes than we do by keeping up with new music videos as they come…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2015 - 9:46 am
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Watch Championship Handball Player Action Bronson On ESPN’s Highly Questionable

Action Bronson was a guest on ESPN's Highly Questionable, a title that takes on some fun new meaning considering the state he seemed to be…
James Rettig | March 4, 2015 - 9:21 pm
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Action Bronson – “Baby Blue” (Feat. Chance The Rapper) (Prod. Mark Ronson)

Action Bronson's latest Mr. Wonderful single "Baby Blue" reunites him with Chance The Rapper, who contributes one of his signature raspy, sing-song hooks (co-written by…
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2015 - 3:24 pm
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Action Bronson – “Actin Crazy” Video

Next month, Action Bronson is set to release Mr. Wonderful, his full-length major-label debut, and he's gearing up for its release the right way: By…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2015 - 12:40 pm
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Watch Action Bronson Reenact The Recording Studio Scene From Boogie Nights

There Will Be Blood is a great, great movie, but for my money, Paul Thomas Anderson's best film to date is 1997's Boogie Nights, about…
Michael Nelson | February 25, 2015 - 2:10 pm
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Action Bronson – “Terry”

It feels like it's been years in the making, and New York rap libertine Action Bronson will finally release his proper major-label debut album Mr.
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2015 - 9:31 am
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Watch Justin Bieber Beat Action Bronson At Ping Pong

Justin Bieber beat Action Bronson in a game of ping pong last night with a rumored score of 20-7. They were both at The FADER's…
James Rettig | February 14, 2015 - 10:50 am

Mark Ronson – “Uptown Funk (Remix)” (Feat. Bruno Mars & Action Bronson)

Mark Ronson's ridiculously fun Bruno Mars collab "Uptown Funk" has been the #1 song in the country for a few weeks, and it's now playing…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2015 - 2:20 pm
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