Action Bronson Dropped From Yet Another College Concert
Weeks after being removed from the George Washington University spring fling concert, Action Bronson has been taken off the bill for Trinity College's Spring Weekend on April 30th following student uproar.
Staff Picks Playlist (April 15)
This week definitely ended on a high note. The past two days alone we've been inundated with music, from Rae Sremmurd (who also announced a release date and tracklist for the highly anticipated SremmLife 2) to Skepta (another album announcement on deck here) to ASAP Ferg, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, vintage Nas, and that's just scratching the surface of yesterday's songs list-- need I go into today's, which includes a Kid Cudi x Mike WiLL Made It collab?
Behind The Beat: Statik Selektah
If you want to understand Statik Selektah in a nutshell, look no further than the first 20 seconds of his 2014 song “Carry On.” The first words you hear are sampled from AZ’s verse on Nas’ 1994 “Life’s a Bitch”: “Others such as myself are tryna carry on tradition.”
Action Bronson Removed From College Concert After Misogyny & Transphobia Criticism
Action Bronson was scheduled to perform at George Washington University's Spring Fling event on Saturday, April 2. On Tuesday, the GW Hatchet student newspaper ran an editorial that called him a "blatant misogynist" with "a history of transphobia" and recommended that he be removed from the Spring Fling event.
Action Bronson Is Working On A Cookbook
Action Bronson has been diversifying his portfolio of work over the past few years, recently making the jump to cable television along with Vice’s new TV network. What’s next for the talented Queens emcee? The publishing world, according to Rolling Stone.
Action Bronson Unveils New Song From "Blue Chips 7"
Action Bronson recently confirmed that he is skipping installments 3-6 of his seminal Blue Chips series. That's right -- Blue Chips 7 is coming soon!!
Stream Westside Gunn's "FLYGOD" Album
Westside Gunn has emerged as one of New York's most promising up-and-coming emcees. His cinematic soundscapes and eye for street-level detail have earned him comparisons to certain Wu-Tang members, but his imagination is all his own. And that's partly because he doesn't hail from one of the five boroughs, but, instead, from Buffalo, which Gunn paints as a fearsome (and freezing) place. Gunn now resides in Atlanta, and living in the industry hub has helped him make astute observations on the state of the rap game.
Action Bronson Hints "Blue Chips 7" Is Coming Soon
Last summer, Action Bronson first announced he'd be skipping installments 3 through 6 in the Blue Chips series and going straight to Blue Chips 7. While it was an exciting and very Bronson-like move, we haven't heard about the potential third collab project with Party Supplies in some time. Thankfully, Bronsolino has now given us an update on the tape's status.
10 Rappers Who Sound Like Other Rappers
As soon as the "If Young Metro don't trust you, I'ma shoot you" drop appeared in the middle of Kanye's MSG performance last week, an audible "Damn..." came from the crowd seated in the theater with me. 'A Ye and Future song?!', we all asked ourselves, struggling to calculate just how many flame emojis we'd have to use when describing the track to those who missed the listening session. That little soundbite was indeed Nayvadius Wilburn's voice, but the verse that followed was not, though it might not have been until after the show concluded that you realized it.
Action Bronson's Vice Show "Fuck, That's Delicious" Gets A Release Date
Action Bronson had a great 2015. He released the well-received Mr. Wonderful, which was chock full of fantastic features. He also continued his hilarious Munchies’ show “Fuck, That’s Delicious” on YouTube.
Kanye West Headlines Governers Ball Music Festival 2016, Lineup Announcement
The Governors Ball Music Festival, held each summer in New York City, is always chock full of great artist, song debuts, and wild guest appearances. It’s looking like this year will be no different, as festival organizers have just released the 2016 new lineup.
Biggest Beefs Of 2015
What's beef? Well, whatever it is, it sure has changed over the years. Beef is what ultimately lead to the murders of two contenders for 'best rapper ever.' In 2015, beef consists mostly of Twitter smack-talk and occasionally a diss track or two.
Hottest Album Covers Of 2015
The Golden Era of cover art likely ended with the rise of CDs. But even with the Golden Age of CDs behind us, cover art still plays a vital role in the listener's consumption of music. Along with the album title, it serves as a sort of opening salvo or prelude that sets the tone for the music itself, and it is often the last image that remains in the listener's mind. It is the face of the music. With that in mind, here our picks for the best cover art of 2015.
Action Bronson: "Album 2 On The Way"
Currently down in Jamaica filming his sublime web series "Fuck, That's Delicious," Action Bronson shared some exciting news with his fans. "I create the best when I feel I have a point to prove," he wrote on Twitter. "That's how I'm feeling right now. Album 2 on the way."
Action Bronson Hospitalized For "Emergency Surgery"
Action Bronson has been exploring various parts of the world for his food-oriented show "Fuck That's Delicious," which he's taking to the next level thanks to a slot on TV. He's been documenting what he's been eating and where he's been traveling on his Instagram. After visiting Paris, Amsterdam and Copenhagen, he landed in Alaska where, in the past two days, we've seen him feast on raw bowhead whale, beluga whale and blubber, caribou stew, among other dishes.
Action Bronson Teases New Album On The Way
We just reported on how Action Bronson left some Norwegian fans in the lurch, when he mysteriously left stage mid-performance and never returned-- the promoters later stated it was due to "medical reasons." While we have no further clarification on what went down there, we do have good news for the Bronsolino fans. After a successful debut effort, Mr. Wonderful, the New York rapper is back to work at album #2.
Action Bronson Stops Norway Show Due To "Medical Reasons"
Tonight (Oct. 5), during a performance in Trondheim, Norway, as part of UKA Festival, Action Bronson suddenly left the stage and never returned, reports Pitchfork. According to the festival, Bronson had to leave because of "medical reasons." No further clarification on Bronson's medical issues has yet been provided.
Top 5 Moments From Action Bronson's "Fuck, That's Delicious"
“All I believe in is food and myself” “Fuck, That’s Delicious” is a perfect conglomeration of everything that defines Action Bronson-- food, hip-hop, and his true affinity for giving zero fucks.
Action Bronson Sued By Salsa Group Over Uncleared Samples
Action Bronson has been known to keep things unconventional when it comes to sampling, and one of the styles he's been able to make work for him is salsa. Unfortunately, one of his sample sources, a groupd called El Gran Combo de Puerto Rica, is suing him over his use of their music on two songs.
Action Bronson Confronted By Wu-Tang Affiliate; Ghostface Killah Responds
Action Bronson and Ghostface Killah got into a little tiff last month after Action responded to a Ghostface comparison on ESPN by saying “he’s not rapping like this no more.” However, Action quickly recognized his choice words and offered up an apology on twitter, but Ghostface