Action Bronson News

 
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (September 12)
    Breaking news: The NFL is corrupt! Because rappers wanting to be athletes and vice versa is sort of a running motif, a few have weighed in with their thoughts about the Ray Rice/NFL cover-up situation. Some made more sense than others.
  • Cover of Samples Of the Week: August 28
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Stream Statik Selektah's New Album "What Goes Around..."
    Tomorrow, Statik Selektah will drop his new album What Goes Around on iTunes, but a day ahead of time, the Spotify stream is available. 
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 11)
    After a short hiatus, 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week returns to some trouble in paradise. There's friction within the once untouchable MMG empire.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Reveals New Album Title
    Action Bronson has been known to troll us in the past. Last August, the rapper announced an album title (Romanian Waitresses), which he later clarified was a joke following its circulation onto rap blogs across the web.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Announces UK Tour Dates
    For all those UK fans of New York native Action Bronson, good news has arrived today, as the rapper has announced a set of tour dates overseas.
  • Cover of Mad Decent Reveal Line-Up For Block Party 2014: OutKast, Action Bronson & More
    Following the news of Power 106's Powerhouse line-up, which enlisted Nicki Minaj, ScHoolboy Q, YG and more as performers, we've received yet another festival line-up today.
  • Cover of 20 Funny Hip-Hop Videos For April Fools'
    Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who don't believe every hip-hop video has to be about models sitting on the hood of a rented car.
  • Cover of Damn Son, Where'd You Find This: 10 Unexpected Samples In Hip-Hop
    When sampling, producers usually try to find obscure and/or rare source material to draw from, both because they don't want listeners to associate their final product with a song they already know, and because they'd likely to avoid copyright issues.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (March 15-21)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • Cover of 5 Hip-Hop Tours That Are Worth The Ticket Price
    Lets be real, most of us can't even afford to buy CDs at retail value. At least that's what we tell ourselves as we pirate just about every record we can get our hands on. That being said, there are some things in life that just aren't accessible for free on the internet no matter how badly we want them to be.
  • Cover of Roots Picnic 2014 Announce Snoop Dogg, Jhene Aiko, Action Bronson & More To Perform
    The annual Roots Picnic is going down this year at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 31. The seventh annual event has announced the performers lined up today. Of course the Roots will be headlining, alongside Snoopp Dogg.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Announces Second Leg Of "Blue Chips 2" Tour
    Action Bronson kicked off a tour for Blue Chips 2 at the beginning of January, and following some new dates with none other than Eminem (he and Action are managed by the same guy), Action has returned with even more tour dates for a second leg of the "Blue Chips" tour.
  • Cover of Review: Curren$y's "The Drive In Theatre"
    Only a handful of artists release as much content as Curren$y does. Some can match the quantity, but none can top the quality. Spitta Andretti is known for releasing album-quality mixtapes at a constant rate, giving fans all they can digest.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Shoves Security Guard Who Attempts To Take His Joint On Stage
    When you bumrush Action Bronson during a live performance, things never seem to end well. We've seen the result documented on video footage, and in the end, the person usually ends up being slammed by Bronson, or receiving a time-out of sorts.
  • Cover of Party Supplies Talks On "Jericho" EP With Action Bronson & Alchemist [Update: Bronson Clarifies]
    We know that Party Supplies and Action Bronson work well together, as evidenced by their two collaborative efforts Blue Chips and more recently, Blue Chips 2.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Announces "Blue Chips 2" Tour Dates [Update: New Dates With Eminem Added]
    Action Bronson certainly spends a lot of time on the road. Following his co-headlining stint with Danny Brown, Bronsolino has announced a new set of dates in support of his well-received Blue Chips 2 mixtape.
  • Cover of 5 Rappers Who Should Have Their Own Sneaker Line
    It's official. Kanye has left Nike to team up with Adidas and their Y-3 line. In case you were living under a rock for the past 24 hours, Kanye left Nike because he was not receiving any loyalties.
  • Cover of Joe Budden Says New Slaughterhouse Album Is "By Far" Their Best Project, Will Feature Action Bronson
    Joe Budden certainly seems confident in the new Slaughterhouse project. The New York wordsmith also made sure to stress that his feelings about the LP are sincere, realizing just how often "rappers say that" to promote their albums. 
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: November 1-7
    Repetition remains a reality in the rap game, and specific bars tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Review: Action Bronson & Party Supplies' "Blue Chips 2"
    Action Bronson is not your typical rapper. The portly fire-flame gourmet chef turned rapper with a shock of curly red beard, whose father is an Albanian immigrant and mother is a Jewish New Yorker, looks nothing like his peers.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Talks "Blue Chips 2," Attacks On His Character
    Action Bronson is known for his colorful personality. While his off-the-wall nature can be responsible for incredible lines like "Grown men turn the keys to cheese, as I water ski Belize," it's also garnered some criticism-- with some accusing the rapper of misogyny.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: September 25-31
    We're back, folks. There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Reveals Cover Art For "Blue Chips 2," Says "Legendary Special Guest" Fell Through
    Action Bronson and Party Supplies are returning on November 1st with the second installment of Blue Chips. Today they've released the cover art for the mixtape.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Reveals "Blue Chips 2" Tracklist [Update: Proper Release Date Revealed]
    Action Bronson said on Twitter recently that he'd drop Blue Chips 2 on the first day it rains in November-- and although Action is often joking and talking shit on Twitter, he may be really serious about that, because today he revealed the tracklist for Blue Chips 2.
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