Action Bronson News

  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (September 12)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (September 12)
    Sep 12, 2014 at 10:38am
    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.
  • Danny Brown & Action Bronson Announce "2 High 2 Die" Tour
    Danny Brown & Action Bronson Announce "2 High 2 Die" Tour
    Aug 7, 2013 at 02:03pm
    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.
  • Action Bronson Announces Second Leg Of "Blue Chips 2" Tour
    Action Bronson Announces Second Leg Of "Blue Chips 2" Tour
    Feb 24, 2014 at 02:10pm
    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.
  • Samples Of The Week: January 15
    Samples Of The Week: January 15
    Jan 15, 2015 at 11:51am
    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. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey". 
  • Roots Picnic 2014 Announce Snoop Dogg, Jhene Aiko, Action Bronson & More To Perform
    Roots Picnic 2014 Announce Snoop Dogg, Jhene Aiko, Action Bronson & More To Perform
    Mar 3, 2014 at 01:45pm
    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. Other artists tapped to perform include Action Bronson, Janelle Monáe, A$AP Ferg, Jhené Aiko, Just Blaze, Rudimental, Araabmuzik, and Biz Markie, among others. Peep the full line-up in a flyer in the gallery above. Does it look like a solid line-up to you? Who'll be attending?
  • Digital Cover Story: Action Bronson
    Digital Cover Story: Action Bronson
    Mar 26, 2015 at 02:31pm
    We're very excited today to debut our first-ever digital cover story, with Mr. Wonderful himself, Action Bronson. HotNewHipHop is known as a hub for your daily intake of songs, mixtapes, and news, however, more than just reeling off the daily releases, we want to be able to give you first-hand coverage of your favorite artists, complete with in-depth feature stories and photo spreads. So we did.
  • Action Bronson Announces UK Tour Dates
    Action Bronson Announces UK Tour Dates
    May 1, 2014 at 02:53pm
    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. In a weird, magic trick-filled YouTube video, Bronsolino starts by talking to a bird, before making the tour date announcements, announcing each city and venue he'll be at. The five-stop tour will kick off on May 12th in Manchester, and wraps up on May 17th in London.
  • Samples Of The Week: March 26 (Action Bronson Edition)
    Samples Of The Week: March 26 (Action Bronson Edition)
    Mar 26, 2015 at 09:37am
    This Monday, Action Bronson dropped his madcap, adventurous debut album Mr. Wonderful. Although it was a little less sample-driven than his prior mixtapes, its live instrumentation was still often based around skeletons of existing songs taken from far-flung genres, as is Bam Bam's habit.  We've already covered "Easy Rider," "Actin Crazy," "Terry" and "Baby Blue" in previous editions of Samples Of The Week, so this time we're putting some of the deeper cuts under the source-material lens. Let us know your favorite tracks in the comments section.
  • N.O.R.E.'s  Good Belt Gang To Release Compilation "Resource Room" [Update: Stream The Project]
    N.O.R.E.'s Good Belt Gang To Release Compilation "Resource Room" [Update: Stream The Project]
    Feb 11, 2014 at 12:40pm
    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 Announces "Blue Chips 2" Tour Dates [Update: New Dates With Eminem Added]
    Action Bronson Announces "Blue Chips 2" Tour Dates [Update: New Dates With Eminem Added]
    Jan 14, 2014 at 06:26pm
    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.
  • Full Lineup Revealed For 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers
    Full Lineup Revealed For 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers
    Sep 29, 2013 at 12:58pm
    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 Reveals "Blue Chips 2" Tracklist [Update: Proper Release Date Revealed]
    Action Bronson Reveals "Blue Chips 2" Tracklist [Update: Proper Release Date Revealed]
    Oct 21, 2013 at 07:52pm
    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.
  • Review: Action Bronson & Party Supplies' "Blue Chips 2"
    Review: Action Bronson & Party Supplies' "Blue Chips 2"
    Nov 8, 2013 at 12:45pm
    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.
  • Rumor: Did Action Bronson Sign To TDE?
    Rumor: Did Action Bronson Sign To TDE?
    Jun 3, 2013 at 07:57pm
    Following Summer Jam this weekend, there were plenty of rumors circulating concerning a TDE signing. Today it was confirmed that the crew had signed up and comer Isaiah Rashad, but it seems like even more rumors are brewing in the Black Hippy camp.
  • Lyrics Of The Week: September 25-31
    Lyrics Of The Week: September 25-31
    Nov 1, 2013 at 06:46pm
    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 Announces New Album Title [Update: Action Says Title Was A Joke]
    Action Bronson Announces New Album Title [Update: Action Says Title Was A Joke]
    Aug 27, 2013 at 06:12pm
    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.
  • Full Stream Of Action Bronson & Harry Fraud's "Saaab Stories" EP
    Full Stream Of Action Bronson & Harry Fraud's "Saaab Stories" EP
    Jun 11, 2013 at 12:23pm
    Action Bronson and Harry Fraud delivered the long-awaited Saaab Stories collaborative project today, although just an EP-version of it, with seven tracks. The project was released via iTunes and Spotify, with the latter providing a full EP stream of Saaab Stories. You can stream the seven tracks, which find features from Prodigy, Raekwon, Wiz Khalifa and more, below.
  • Action Bronson Talks Beard Products & "Turning Up" At Summer Jam
    Action Bronson Talks Beard Products & "Turning Up" At Summer Jam
    Jun 4, 2013 at 12:50pm
    HotNewHipHop had the pleasure of sponsoring the Festival Village stage at Summer Jam this year, which featured up-and-coming artists such as A$AP Ferg, Joey Bada$$, Troy Ave, and more. Action Bronson earned a well-deserved headlining spot at the stage, and on top of delivering a memorable performance, he stopped by the HNHH tent to meet some fans and sign some autographs.
  • Party Supplies Talks On "Jericho" EP With Action Bronson & Alchemist [Update: Bronson Clarifies]
    Party Supplies Talks On "Jericho" EP With Action Bronson & Alchemist [Update: Bronson Clarifies]
    Jan 23, 2014 at 04:33pm
    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.
  • Diplo Announces New EP, With Features From RiFF RAFF, Action Bronson [Update: Full EP Stream]
    Diplo Announces New EP, With Features From RiFF RAFF, Action Bronson [Update: Full EP Stream]
    Oct 8, 2013 at 11:37am
    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.
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