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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past weekend was the Eurovision Song Contest, a long-running continental tradition that uses lights and fog and goofy-ass elaborate productions in a quest to…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2016 - 2:05 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We're apparently on a collision course with a pretty serious snowstorm here on the East Coast. It's gonna be the #BlizzardOfTheCentury, according to Slate's hysteria-farming…
Stereogum | January 22, 2016 - 4:39 pm
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Mixtape Of The Week

Mixtape Of The Week: Mykki Blanco Gay Dog Food

Mykki Blanco can rap. Last year, I walked into a Swedish hotel ballroom during the Way Out West festival and saw him, shirtless and sweaty,…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2014 - 2:31 pm
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More Mykki Blanco stories

Mykki Blanco – “The Plug Won’t”

Life has been tumultuous for queer rapper and performance artist Mykki Blanco since 2014's excellent Gay Dog Food. In 2015 he announced he wasn’t going…
Collin Robinson | July 20, 2016 - 10:18 am
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Mykki Blanco – “High School Never Ends” (Feat. Woodkid) Video

The confrontational New York rapper Mykki Blanco is working on an as-yet-untitled new album, and the first single "High School Never Ends," is a grand,…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2016 - 12:10 pm
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Mykki Blanco – “Scales”

Understatement alert: Queer spitter Mykki Blanco had a crazy 2015. He announced he wasn't going to make music anymore, revealed that he was HIV positive,…
Collin Robinson | January 21, 2016 - 11:03 am

Mykki Blanco – “Coke White, Starlight” Video

The confrontational New York rapper Mykki Blanco has a history of making intense, iconic music videos, and the new clip for "Coke White, Starlight," a…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2015 - 10:00 am

Mykki Blanco – “Coke White, Starlight”

Just about six months ago, Mykki Blanco announced that he was done with making music forever. That obviously didn't happen, and the project's ambitions have…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 12:33 pm

Mykki Blanco Reveals That He’s HIV Positive

Last night, queer rapper and performance artist Mykki Blanco publicly came out as HIV positive via a post to his official Facebook page: …
Peter Helman | June 13, 2015 - 6:01 pm
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Download Mykki Blanco Gay Dog Food Mixtape

The New York punk-rap hyena Mykki Blanco only ever makes intense music, but he's never made anything quite as intense as his new Gay Dog
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2014 - 11:26 am

Etnik – “Unclassified” (Feat. Mykki Blanco) Video

Etnik has released a video for his hard-hitting new collaboration with Mykki Blanco. The video amplifies the gothic-rave vibe of the song, featuring slow-motion dancing…
James Rettig | October 20, 2014 - 5:41 pm

Mykki Blanco – “Moshin’ In The Front” (Feat. Cities Aviv)

Mykki Blanco has announced the release of Gay Dog Food, a new project that's out at the end of the month. It features collaborations with…
James Rettig | October 14, 2014 - 10:53 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

There are some major releases stacking up for the end of the year, and all last month, 5 Best Songs was filled with heavy hitters.
Stereogum | October 3, 2014 - 5:36 pm
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Etnik – “Unclassified” (Feat. Mykki Blanco) (Stereogum Premiere)

Behold, one of those genius rapper-producer pairings that just plain works. On "Unclassified," the title track from young German producer Etnik's new OWSLA EP, Mykki…
Chris DeVille | September 30, 2014 - 10:28 am
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Tricky – “Lonnie Listen” (Feat. Mykki Blanco & Francesca Belmonte)

British trip-hop originator Tricky and New York-based nutball Mykki Blanco belong to two very different generations of rap iconoclasm, but they've come together on "Lonnie…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2014 - 3:28 pm
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Mykki Blanco – “She Gutta” Video

Mykki Blanco only ever makes awesome videos. And after being arrested in Portugal "for being gay," the confrontational New York-based has made a video for…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Mykki Blanco Arrested In Portugal “For Being Gay”

The gender-bending rapper Mykki Blanco is doing a residency at an art gallery in Lisbon right now, and his trip overseas isn't going so well.
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2014 - 4:59 pm
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Mykki Blanco – “She Gutta” (Prod. Jeremiah Meece)

"She Gutta" pairs Mykki Blanco with Jeremiah Meece, a producer who last year left a significant mark with his project The-Drum and credits on Le1f's…
Miles Bowe | January 28, 2014 - 12:02 pm

Mykki Blanco – “Booty Bamboo”

The gender-freaking New York-based art-rapper Mykki Blanco has one of the most intense presences on rap's underground, and his (or, if she prefers, her) music…
Tom Breihan | December 23, 2013 - 2:47 pm
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Behind The Scenes At Fool’s Gold’s Day Off 2013

On Monday, the Brooklyn-based Fool's Gold label carried on its tradition of hat-tipping old New York with an annual Day Off block party. Helmed by…
Puja Patel | September 4, 2013 - 1:40 pm
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