Action Bronson News

  • 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 N.O.R.E.'s  Good Belt Gang To Release Compilation "Resource Room" [Update: Stream The Project]
    With N.O.R.E.'s ensemble, the Good Belt Gang, releasing tracks left, right and center for the past few months, we have been keenly anticipating their compilation, Resource Room. On February 11th, he will be releasing the Good Belt Gang project in full.
  • 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.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, J. Cole, Action Bronson & 360 To Join Eminem On Australian Tour has just revealed the details of a brief Australian tour Eminem will embark on in February 2014. He'll be joined by Chance The Rapper, J. Cole, Action Bronson, 360 and Kendrick Lamar, which is a dope lineup, to say the least. 
  • Cover of Action Bronson Confirms "Blue Chips 2" Is On The Way [Update: Action Narrows Down Release Date]
    Action Bronson seems to enjoy doing one-producer projects. Lately he's been busy touring in support of his recent EP with Harry Fraud, Saaab Stories, prior to that he dropped Rare Chandeliers which was produced entirely by The Alchemist, and he's also done Blue Chips with producer Party Supplies.
  • Cover of 20 Of The Best Graffiti References In Hip-Hop
    Along with emceeing, DJing and breakdancing, graffiti is one of the four fundamental elements of hip-hop, and it's been an integral part of the culture since the beginning.
  • Cover of Diplo Announces New EP, With Features From RiFF RAFF, Action Bronson [Update: Full EP Stream]
    Diplo has announced his follow-up to last year's Express Yourself EP, which will be titled Revolution.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Responds To Accusations Of Lewd Conduct With Woman Onstage
    In a NOW Magazine review of the Toronto leg of Action Bronson and Danny Brown's ongoing "2 High 2 Die" tour, the former was criticized for behaving inappropriately with a young woman onstage. "During one song, Bronson brought a woman onstage, threw her over his shoulder, put her down in front of him, and proceeded to
  • Cover of Full Lineup Revealed For 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers
    The 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards took place in Atlanta, Georgia yesterday, and information about this year's cyphers has been revealed. Footage of the first cypher is already available - it features Asia Sparks, Bad Lucc, Problem and Astro flowing over beats provided by DJ Premier.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Announces New Album Title [Update: Action Says Title Was A Joke]
    Among Action Bronson's frequent Twitter ramblings, the rapper recently revealed the title to his new album.
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