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The first part of Of Mics And Men, the four-hour Wu-Tang Clan documentary, airs on Showtime this weekend. I am ready. This week's picks are…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Get Used To Lil Tjay

Reports of rap regionalism's death were greatly exaggerated. For decades, almost since its inception, rap was the most provincial form of popular American music --…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2019 - 1:54 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Everyone is mad at Taylor Swift today! Again! But as a hopeless defender, allow me to use this space to say a couple of things…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2019 - 2:02 pm

More Open Mike Eagle stories

Open Mike Eagle – “The Edge Of New Clothes”

The Needle Drop has announced a new compilation album curated by Anthony Fantano. The LP will feature Mark Kozelek, Xiu Xiu, Haru Nemuri, Oxbow, and…
Peter Helman | September 13, 2019 - 1:33 pm

Open Mike Eagle – “Whiskey And Push-Ups”

The Chicago hip-hop label Closed Sessions is best known for introducing the world to Jamila Woods and Kweku Collins. Before that, the label emerged out…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2019 - 9:25 am

Open Mike Eagle – “Lit” (Feat. Father) Video

Every episode of The New Negroes, the Comedy Central show that rapper/comedian Open Mike Eagle co-created with actor/comedian Baron Vaughn, ends with an original song…
Peter Helman | May 16, 2019 - 12:10 pm

Open Mike Eagle – “Extra Consent” (Feat. Lizzo) Video

For the last few weeks, Open Mike Eagle has been releasing a new song and video in conjunction with each episode of the Comedy Central…
James Rettig | May 9, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Open Mike Eagle – “Woke As Me” (Feat. Phonte) Video

The New Negroes is the brilliant new Comedy Central show that features stand-up bits from Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle. Every episode ends with an original song,…
Keely Quinlan | May 2, 2019 - 12:27 pm

Open Mike Eagle & MF Doom – “Police Myself” Video

Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle have a new Comedy Central show focused on social commentary called The New Negroes premiered last week. Every episode…
Connor Duffey | April 25, 2019 - 12:18 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Homecoming exists now. That is all. This week's picks are below.
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2019 - 11:48 am

Open Mike Eagle & Danny Brown – “Unfiltered” Video

Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle's new Comedy Central show The New Negroes revolves around music, stand-up, and social commentary. Each episode ends with an…
Julia Gray | April 15, 2019 - 6:47 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Blueface, G Herbo, & The Sudden Resurgence Of The Offbeat Flow

Does Blueface know how to rap? As in: Is he even capable of it? That's been the question that's followed the 22-year-old LA rapper since…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2019 - 10:57 am

2018 In Review

Open Mike Eagle Reviews 2018

Right now, it certainly seems as if Open Mike Eagle can't be stopped. Since he got started in earnest at the beginning of this decade,…
Ryan Leas | December 11, 2018 - 12:06 pm

2018 In Review

Stereogum’s 90 Favorite Songs Of 2018

Each December, in an effort to celebrate outstanding achievements and commemorate The Year That Was, the pop culture media industrial complex foists lots of lists…
Stereogum | December 11, 2018 - 11:01 am

2018 In Review

The Year Of The EP… Or Is It An Album? Or Is It A “Project”?

For once, Vince Staples wasn't sure what to say. Five days after dropping another incredible collection of songs, the Long Beach rapper and reigning Twitter…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2018 - 10:01 am
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