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.
Stream Murs & 9th Wonder's Surprise Project "Brighter Daze"
The Murs-9th Wonder connection has proven to be one of the sturdier creative partnerships in hip hop, dating back to their classic 2004 album Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition, which still slaps. The partnership has now even endured a 2012 collab called The Final Adventure -- before the ball dropped on New Years Eve, they shared their sixth full collaboration, a new project called Brighter Daze.
Stream Larry Fisherman’s “Run On Sentences, Vol 2” Beat Tape
Well here’s a nice way to close out 2015. Out of nowhere, Mac Miller Larry Fisherman decides to come through and surprise fans this evening by releasing the sequel to his 2013 beat tape Run On Sentences. Running 27 minutes in length, the instrumental tape is compiled up of more mellow & psychedelic vibes from Larry that can now be streamed all at once thanks to his soundcloud page. You should already know this about to be extra wavy.
Mac Miller & Metro Boomin Collaboration(s) On The Way
Over the weekend, Mac Miller debuted some new sounds that veered away from rap, refurbishing Billy Joel's "Vienna." For fans that were wary of the record, Mac will probably be getting back into hip-hop beats shortly, as the rapper teased a collection of Metro Boomin beats were on the way.
Mac Miller Postpones Australia & New Zealand Tour Dates Due To Exhaustion
It looks like fans expecting to see Mac Miller overseas in Australia and New Zealand will now have to wait a little longer as the Pittsburgh native has postponed his "GO:OD AM" Tour later this month. Taking to twitter Monday night, Mac revealed that he’s exhausted and his voice is completely gone after being on the road for the past 90 days, resulting in the postponement of the upcoming oversea tour. Confirming that the tour wasn’t cancelled, and just postponed, Mac tweeted the following statement to his fans…
Hottest Albums Of 2015
2015 was a pretty phenomenal year for music. After the relatively dry 2014, we thought it was a drought, but the overwhelming amount of material made making our year-end list both very easy and very difficult. On one hand, there was a wealth of album to choose from, but on the other hand, a lot of great stuff had to be left on the cutting room floor.
5 Producers We Want Wiz Khalifa To Work With On "Rolling Papers 2"
Yesterday, Wiz Khalifa previewed a collaboration with TM88 of 808 Mafia that will appear on Rolling Papers 2, the sequel to his 2011 album Rolling Papers. There's no word yet on when RP2 will arrive, but Wiz has released four songs in the past six weeks and they all bode well: Mike Will-produced "
Vince Staples & Mac Miller Discuss White Rappers & How They Fit Into Hip-Hop
With the emergence of Macklemore, Iggy Azalea, and most recently, Slim Jesus and Post Malone, the topic of white rappers has been a common argument within the hip-hop community. It's a complicated and divisive issue, so the FADER decided to get the equally hilarious and on-point Vince Staples and real live white rapper Mac Miller (or is he just a white dude that raps?
Charts Don't Lie: September 30
Last week belonged to Drake and Future, and while their numbers didn't live up to the inflated projections, they still managed to keep Lana Del Rey, Mac Miller, and the persistent Beauty Behind The Madness out of the top spot. Miller's major label debut came in at number 3, a little lower than his previous independent offering, but we're sure the new money behind him will keep the gears moving throughout the year.
First Week Sales For Drake & Future's "What A Time To Be Alive", Mac Miller's "GO:OD AM"
The first week sales for Drake and Future's internet-dominating WATTBA have arrived. Originally, the industry insiders were expecting it to move close to 500,000 copies opening week, but that number was later adjusted, and the final sales land somewhere squarely within the updated projections.
Easy Mac With The Cheesy Raps: The Many Faces/Phases Of Mac Miller
Across the span of just a couple years, 23 year-old Mac Miller (born Malcolm McCormick) has come a long way. From the original “Easy Mac” rapper, to his acceptance and popularity into mainstream rap, Mac Miller has climbed through the dark tunnels of fame and excess, still intact enough to share his stories with the world.
5 Best "GO:OD AM" Songs To Wake Up To
Mac Miller's GO:OD AM was meant to start your day off on the right foot. The positive-minded rapper boasts a smooth flow throughout the project, so it isn't just the name that makes us want to bump these tracks first thing in the morning. The production flirts between the Kanye/Just Blaze soulful vibe and the more modern future-trap leanings of Atlanta rap. Handled primarily by ID Labs, with contributions by Vinylz, Frank Dukes, FKi, Big Jerm and more, the instrumentals are perfect for that rise-and-grind mentality.
First Week Sales Projections For Mac Miller's "GO:OD AM"
Mac Miller's GO:OD AM officially dropped today (Sept. 18), though it's been available for streaming since Monday. We know it's early, but HDD has already released its first-week sales projections for GO:OD AM, and they have Mac's third studio album moving an estimated 75,000 copies, debuting at No.
Review: Mac Miller's "GO:OD AM"
During a recent interview with Larry King, Mac Miller stated that GO:OD AM -- his major label debut under Warner Bros. -- was intended to be a departure from the "darker and sad" vibes of his previous record, Watching Movies with the Sound Off.
#TBT: Mixtape Mac Miller
Mac Miller is officially releasing his newest album GO:OD AM tomorrow on Warner Bros. Records. Despite the fact that the new LP, which is already available for streaming via NPR by the way, is only Mac's third proper full-length, he's delivered no less than eleven mixtapes over the years and some EPs to boot.
Top 5 Recent Chief Keef Collaborations
Chief Keef dropped Finally Rich in 2012 when he was just 17-years-old and still very much in the streets. He had long been a household name in Chicago, and he was quickly blasted onto the national stage, where the response was not always welcoming.
Stream Mac Miller's "GO:OD AM"
Mac Miller's third studio album, and his most anticipated yet, GO:OD AM, will be released on September 19, but thanks to the good folks at NPR, you can now stream the entire album five days ahead of schedule, as part of their "First Listen" album premiere series.
Staff Picks Playlist (September 11)
Before you peace out for the weekend, we've got our weekly Staff Picks playlist. This week's playlist is full of heavy-hitters, as the past week was quite a healthy one when it comes to new music. Obviously one of the biggest highlights is the fact that Jay Rock's 90059 album is finally available, but we also received a semi-surprise EP from T.I. and we continue to be tantalized by thought of a Drake x Future mixtape dropping (today?!!).
Mac Miller Is Throwing A 5-Day Festival In Pittsburgh For "GO:OD AM" Release
Mac Miller cherishes Pittsburgh, and he's showing love to his city by throwing a 5-day festival of events to celebrate the release of GO:OD AM. Him and his team have put together an intriguing series of events ideal for the homies or for the whole family, here's the lineup:
Official Tracklist For Mac Miller’s “GO:OD AM” Surfaces
Only ten days out from Mac Miller’s highly anticipated GO:OD AM album, and we now know who we can finally expect to hear it on it thanks to the Australian retailer & website JB Hi-Fi.