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As I’m writing this, the most popular new video on the internet is “No Words,” from the culty rapper Hopsin. It’s snide, sneery satire of Auto-Tuned Atlanta codeine rap, and its whole idea is that rappers who work that style don’t speak actual words. This, of course, means that people who like rap like this… More »

Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

Funny thing about last-minute surprise album releases: They don’t necessarily involve music videos. We don’t know if there’s a single, per se, on Drake and Future’s What A Time To Be Alive. People seem to like “Diamonds Dancing” and “Jumpman,” but until Drake and Future opt to put a visual together — that’s if they… More »

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The Alchemist – “Jabroni” (Feat. Migos & Mac Miller)

Reliable stoner-rap producer the Alchemist has just dropped off a surprise track on Soundcloud, featuring the unlikely combination of Migos and Mac Miller going in…
Peter Helman | November 18, 2015 - 10:29 pm

Mac Miller – “Clubhouse” Video

The Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller released his impressive GO:OD AM album last week, and we've already posted his videos for "100 Grandkids" and "Brand Name."…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2015 - 10:30 am

Mac Miller – “Brand Name” Video

Today, Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller releases his seriously impressive new album GO:OD AM, and he also follows up his video for first single "100 Grandkids"…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2015 - 11:04 am

Watch Mac Miller Discuss His Twitter Beef With Donald Trump On The Nightly Show

Mac Miller appeared on Larry Wilmore's excellent and still somewhat new late night show The Nightly Show to discuss the time he called Donald Trump…
Caitlin White | September 15, 2015 - 12:25 pm

Stream Mac Miller GO:OD AM

Pittsburgh rapper and producer Mac Miller has come a long, long way since we first met him. Next week, he'll follow up the very good…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2015 - 9:30 am

Mac Miller – “Clubhouse”

Mac Miller, the Most Improved Player in the World Stoner-Rap League, is about a week away from releasing his much-anticipated new album GO:OD AM, and…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2015 - 2:39 pm

Mac Miller – “Break The Law” (Feat. Juicy J)

The weekend before last, Mac Miller announced the impending release of his new album GO:OD AM by sharing his goofily entertaining video for his equally…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2015 - 9:16 am

Mac Miller – “Pet Sounds” (Feat. Sean Price)

On Sunday morning, the great Brooklyn rapper Sean Price died suddenly in his sleep. Besides one hell of a legacy, Price also left behind a…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2015 - 5:20 pm

Status Ain’t Hood: The Unfathomable Loss Of Sean Price

When Sean Price came into rap music 20 years ago, he was standing next to a rail-thin, crazy-eyed six-foot-eight rap demon with a Busta Rhymes-esque…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2015 - 11:01 am

The Immortal Soul: The Revival Of Soul Music And Its History In Hip-Hop Production

Last week, the internet was taken by storm with scheduled and unscheduled hip-hop releases. Mac Miller premiered the track "100 Grandkids" off his long-delayed upcoming…
Matthew Sedacca | August 11, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Mac Miller – “100 Grandkids” Video

Apparently, the existence of a new Dr. Dre album couldn't be the only big rap news to come out last night. Instead, Mac Miller used…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2015 - 11:46 am

Status Ain’t Hood: Drake Won

Last week in this space, I wrote that I wanted Drake to lose his current feud with Meek Mill. In fact, I didn't just want…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2015 - 1:10 pm

Mac Miller – “Boo”

I'm still confused as to how it happened, but Mac Miller has become the sort of rapper whose stray online tracks are worth hearing. When…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2015 - 11:29 am

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2014

In 2014, rap's biggest names more or less sat the year out. Kanye West never got around to releasing that populist masterwork he's been promising.
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2014 - 11:10 am

Watch Pharrell Reunite With N.E.R.D., Debut Gwen Stefani’s “Spark The Fire” At Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival

Pharrell headlined Odd Future's annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival in Los Angeles over the weekend, and a couple notable things happened during his set. For…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2014 - 10:39 am

Mac Miller – “Just Some Raps, Nothing To See Here, Move Along”

On the same day that Interscope apparently dropped Chief Keef, Mac Miller announced that he's signed to Warner Bros., for a deal that's reportedly worth…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2014 - 4:55 pm

Mac Miller – “Diablo” Video

A few months ago, the onetime frat-rap pariah Mac Miller released Faces, the mixtape that displayed his full evolution into a fascinating force of head-blown…
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2014 - 8:42 am