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.
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.
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.
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. Bronson will kick things off January 10th in his hometown of New York, before the round in the US, and closing things off one month later in Hawaii.
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. Apparently, because he is not an athlete, Nike could not pay him any royalties; which didn't fly with 'Ye.
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. "The Slaughterhouse album is great," Budden said in a recent interview with Hot 97. "It's much better than the shit we did last time. I won't call it shit. That was a figure of speech, but it's much better music. It's the best music we've ever made by far."
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. Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't hesitate to let us know in the comments section. Lines we're not sure about will be bolded.
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. Sharpening his lyrical skills with several mixtapes, Bronson dropped his major label debut EP Saaab Stories a few months ago.
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.
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. Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't hesitate to let us know in the comments section. Lines we're not sure about will be bolded.
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.
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.
Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, J. Cole, Action Bronson & 360 To Join Eminem On Australian Tour
Showbiz.com.au 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. The official statement reads: "EMINEM has handpicked the now, and the next, for the debut dose of Rapture."
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.
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. Films such as Charlie Ahearn's Wild Style and Stan Lathan's Beat Street helped define this vivid form of expression in the 80s, and it's since grown into an international phenomenon. You'll find graffiti art in most corners of the globe at this point.
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. The project will nbaturally see release through Mad Deecent, and will feature quite a few notable appearances from rap acts like Action Bronson, Mr MFN eXquire, RiFF RAFF, Travis Porter and more. View the full tracklist below, and the official arwork in the gallery above.
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 grope and shake her breast for… like, a long time," wrote contributor Julia Laconte. "Then he tossed her away like a piece of trash."
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. Slaughterhouse, A$AP Mob and TDE (Isaiah Rashad included) each have their own cypher, and Jon Connor, Action Bronson, Rapsody, Travi$ Scott and Lil Kim make appearances among others. There's also a group consisting of Real Husbands of Hollywood stars, led by Kevin Hart (aka Chocolate Drop).
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. We'll have to wait for more details on said LP, but Action revealed on Twitter, "The name of my album will be "ROMANIAN WAITRESSES." If Romanian Waitresses is indeed an album on the way, Action definitely has his plate full, having promised Blue Chips 2 and another Alchemist collaborative project.
Danny Brown & Action Bronson Announce "2 High 2 Die" Tour
Danny Brown and Action Bronson are taking their friendship to new levels with the announcement of a joint tour, "2 High 2 Die." The tour kicks off following the two rapper's performance at Rock The Bells on September 8th, where the two will head to locations throughout Canada and the U.S. Check out the list of dates in the flyer above.