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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

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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

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Stream Open Mike Eagle’s Sad, Thoughtful New Album Anime, Trauma And Divorce

Three years ago, the relentlessly smart and incisive underground-rap veteran Open Mike Eagle released a great album called Brick Body Kids Still Daydream. Since then,…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2020 - 11:52 am

Open Mike Eagle – “Death Parade”

Back in August, Open Mike Eagle announced his latest album, Anime, Trauma And Divorce. (It's the followup to 2017's Brick Body Kids Still Daydream, though…
Ryan Leas | October 13, 2020 - 5:15 pm

Open Mike Eagle – “Bucciarati” (Feat. Kari Faux)

Open Mike Eagle has announced a new album, Anime, Trauma And Divorce. It's the rapper's first full-length album since 2017's Brick Body Kids Still Day
James Rettig | August 18, 2020 - 9:18 am

Open Mike Eagle – “Neighborhood Protection Spell (lana del biden nem)”

Although Open Mike Eagle hasn't released an album since Brick Body Kids Still Daydream in 2017, the rapper and comedian has been plenty busy since…
Peter Helman | July 17, 2020 - 10:31 am

Stream Open Mike Eagle & Serengeti’s New Cavanaugh EP Quarantine Recordings

Like the rest of us, musicians are all holed up in quarantine right now with nothing to do. Unlike the rest of us, they can…
Peter Helman | March 21, 2020 - 12:37 pm

Watch The Trailer For Open Mike Eagle’s Documentary Series About His Pro Wrestling Debut

Last year, Open Mike Eagle, indie-rap great and longtime wrestling fan, got himself into an actual, honest-to-god wrestling match. Shiloh Jonze, an indie wrestler who…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2019 - 3:47 pm

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
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