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  • Stream The "Southpaw" Soundtrack Feat. Eminem, Slaughterhouse, Action Bronson & More
    Stream The "Southpaw" Soundtrack Feat. Eminem, Slaughterhouse, Action Bronson & More
    Jul 24, 2015 at 09:49am
    "Southpaw," a boxing film starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, 50 Cent and Rachel McAdams, opens in theaters today, but more importantly for hip hop fans, the soundtrack's now on Spotify.
  • Azealia Banks Wants To See Action Bronson "Get Fucked Up" Following Ghostface Apology
    Azealia Banks Wants To See Action Bronson "Get Fucked Up" Following Ghostface Apology
    Jul 21, 2015 at 01:23pm
    Action Bronson and Azealia Banks went back-and-forth on Twitter a few months back, and despite making some crude remarks over something a fan said (he mistakenly assumed it was Azealia herself), Bronson failed to make a public apology, something Banks took him to task for.
  • 8 Times Action Bronson Wrecked Fans On Stage
    8 Times Action Bronson Wrecked Fans On Stage
    Jul 21, 2015 at 12:27pm
    "Why the fuck would I have a bodyguard, if I look just like the mother fucking bodyguard" - Action Bronson What is it about Action Bronson that makes people want to hop on stage during his shows?
  • Ghostface Killah Says He Doesn't Accept Action Bronson's Apology
    Ghostface Killah Says He Doesn't Accept Action Bronson's Apology
    Jul 21, 2015 at 11:46am
    After responding to a Ghostface Killah comparison by saying "he's not rapping like this no more,” Action Bronson ate his words yesterday following a much-discussed video response from Tony Starks himself. He sent out the following tweets apologizing for his statement:
  • Ghostface Killah Goes In On Action Bronson: "I Gave You A Grace Period"
    Ghostface Killah Goes In On Action Bronson: "I Gave You A Grace Period"
    Jul 20, 2015 at 01:07pm
    Action Bronson has been getting comparisons to Ghostface Killah since the beginning of his career, but just as the critique seemed to fade away, it's been reignited by Ghostface himself. Earlier this year, Ghost admitted that he'd heard a Bronson song, and actually thought it was one of his own verses. It was brought up once again on Bronson's appearance on SportsNation, where he suggested Ghost wasn't come as hard as him at this point in his career, “He’s not rapping like this no more,” he said, "just being honest."
  • Best Freestyles Of 2015 (So Far)
    Best Freestyles Of 2015 (So Far)
    Jul 16, 2015 at 05:07pm
    2015 has truly been a landmark year for hip-hop. There have been countless quality album releases from rappers all over, impressive music videos, and the emergence of a new crop of rappers. The ambition and attention to detail on this year’s releases, exemplified by their authoring emcees is indicative of a current renaissance in hip-hop.
  • 10 Celebrities Who Have Responded To Rappers' Shout-Outs
    10 Celebrities Who Have Responded To Rappers' Shout-Outs
    Jul 15, 2015 at 02:14pm
    Rappers name-drop celebrities all the time. Whether making comparisons about their own skills, referencing films, weaving together careful similes, or just being thirsty, MCs have been shouting out other pop culture entities for as long as we can remember. What's much more uncommon is the celebrities in question hearing the shout outs, and then responding. 
  • Susan Sarandon Thanks ASAP Rocky & Action Bronson For "1 Train" Shout Out
    Susan Sarandon Thanks ASAP Rocky & Action Bronson For "1 Train" Shout Out
    Jul 14, 2015 at 04:07pm
    Susan Sarandon may be 68 years old, but she's still got her ear to the streets-- it just takes her a couple of years to hear things. Apparently, Sarandon just took in ASAP Rocky's "1 Train," and one line in particular caught her attention; "You see us scramblin', sellin' Susan Sarandon/ The cloud of smoke like the Phantom."
  • Fool's Gold Announces 2015 Day Off Lineups
    Fool's Gold Announces 2015 Day Off Lineups
    Jul 14, 2015 at 02:11pm
    Every year, Fool's Gold makes sure that summer goes out with a bang by putting on multiple "Days Off" around the country, featuring a revolving cast of big names (we had a blast at last year's NYC date). Today, the label has announced the lineups for this year's set of shows, taking place in Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York, Miami and Austin.
  • Action Bronson Announces New Mixtape "Blue Chips 7"
    Action Bronson Announces New Mixtape "Blue Chips 7"
    Jul 12, 2015 at 06:31pm
    Action Bronson announced today via Twitter that he is skipping Blue Chips 3-6 and will release Blue Chips 7 soon. "IM PUTTING OUT BLUE CHIPS 7 SOON, FUCK IT," he wrote. "THIS WILL BE THE LAST PART OF THIS TRILOGY. ITS GONNA BE STUPID."
  • Action Bronson Now Selling Personalized Verses, Insults, & Birthday Greetings
    Action Bronson Now Selling Personalized Verses, Insults, & Birthday Greetings
    Jul 5, 2015 at 07:34pm
    Action Bronson is certainly a man of the people, the type of guy who routinely walks into the crowd during his shows or, apparently, the type of guy who will sell a verse to anyone who wants one. He posted the following proposition on Twitter this afternoon: "IF U WANNA BUY A 1 OF 1 VERSE FROM ME TO GIVE TO SOMEONE AS A GIFT U JUST LUCKED OUT. I AM NOW PROVIDING THAT HAHAHAHA." He continued: "PERSONALIZED INSULTS AND BIRTHDAY GREETINGS ARE AVAILABLE WHILE THEY LAST AS WELL."
  • 140 Bars: Tweets Of The Week (June 27 - July 3)
    140 Bars: Tweets Of The Week (June 27 - July 3)
    Jul 3, 2015 at 10:36am
    Whew! We got a lot of great music in the past week. Miguel's WILDHEART, Vince Staples' Summertime '06, King Los' God, Money, War, Meek Mill's Dreams Worth More Than Money, Tory Lanez's Cruel Intentions, Gucci Mane's Trapology, a pair of dope tapes from Problem, and too many dope tracks to count.
  • Eminem Reveals Tracklist For "Southpaw" Soundtrack
    Eminem Reveals Tracklist For "Southpaw" Soundtrack
    Jun 26, 2015 at 03:05am
    That Eminem is executive producing the soundtrack for upcoming boxing film "Southpaw" came as a pleasant surprise. His lead single "Phenomenal" went hard. Shady Records tweeted out the soundtrack tracklist early Friday morning a couple weeks after tweeting out the album cover. Gahdam, its stacked.
  • 10 Collaborations We Need
    10 Collaborations We Need
    Jun 19, 2015 at 08:53am
    Advancements of the infinite tool that is the Internet have made collaborating among musicians exponentially easier. Gone are the days where it was nearly impossible to create music without musicians being in the same studio at the same time. Now artists and producers are able to collaborate despite being in different parts of the country, or even across the globe. One can simply email over a verse or an instrumental that can be worked with, and tweaked, into a musical masterpiece. This makes any collaboration possible and has resulted in some incredible creations recently.
  • Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums Of 2015 (So Far)
    Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums Of 2015 (So Far)
    Jun 17, 2015 at 03:53pm
    How the hell did we make it through fifty percent of 2015 already? June has seemingly crept up out of nowhere, marking the halfway checkpoint of a year that, so far, has been ripe with exceptional releases from some of hip-hop’s brightest emcees. Releases-- highly anticipated or dropped by surprise, some commercial mixtapes and some full albums -- have infused the year with some fun that surely help the time pass as we approach the new year.
  • Action Bronson's Public NXNE Performance Cancelled Following Misogyny Criticism
    Action Bronson's Public NXNE Performance Cancelled Following Misogyny Criticism
    May 29, 2015 at 07:57pm
    Earlier this week, a petition was launched to ban Action Bronson from performing at the NXNE festival in Toronto. The document stated that Action makes music that "glorifies gang-raping and murdering women," quoting an unreleased song from 2011 called "Consensual Rape".
  • NXNE Festival Defends Action Bronson Against Petition Claiming He "Glorifies Rape"
    NXNE Festival Defends Action Bronson Against Petition Claiming He "Glorifies Rape"
    May 27, 2015 at 04:22pm
    Action Bronson is continuing to tour in support of Mr. Wonderful with several festival dates this summer, but some festival-goers have other plans.
  • The Top 10 Hip-Hop Performances On David Letterman
    The Top 10 Hip-Hop Performances On David Letterman
    May 20, 2015 at 03:51pm
    When you closes your eyes and thinks about hip-hop, it’s safe to assume you are not envisioning David Letterman.  
  • Jonah Hill Interviews Action Bronson, Says He's Been Trying To Get Him Film Roles
    Jonah Hill Interviews Action Bronson, Says He's Been Trying To Get Him Film Roles
    May 7, 2015 at 10:53am
    "Interview" magazine has a great track record of getting two seemingly-unrelated celebrities to interview each other, and their latest issue has to be one of the all-time best. Actor Jonah Hill sits down with Action Bronson to talk food, music and film. Read some of the most interesting tidbits below.
  • 8 Must-See Hip-Hop Tours This Summer
    8 Must-See Hip-Hop Tours This Summer
    Apr 30, 2015 at 11:06am
    The summer concert season is quickly approaching, as we close out the month of April. It’s comparable to Christmas for avid music fans. It doesn’t get much better than beautiful weather complimented by beautiful people dancing to bass-laden tunes. Excess amounts of cheap alcohol and THC add to the excitement at summer concerts.
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