Mac Miller Compares Current Status Of Rap Game To Golden Age
There's no denying that 2013 turned out to be a big year for the genre of hip-hop-- we received albums from legends in the game like Kanye West and Jay Z, highly anticipated solo projects from Pusha T and Juicy J, Kendrick Lamar blew up, and we became familiar with independent emcees like Chance The Rapper and Danny Brown. Now that 2013 has come to a close, Mac Miller hypothesizes that we are currently at one of the peaks of the culture, similar to the golden age in the '80s and '90s.
Full Stream For Mac Miller's New Album "Live From Space"
Mac Miller gave us two leaks off his new project yesterday, a collection of live tracks performed during his Space Migration tour, titled Live From Space. Today, along with the album's release, Mac also offers a full stream on YouTube.
Mac Miller & Pharrell's "Pink Slime" To Drop In 2014
Last year Mac Miller and Pharrell announced that they would be joining forces for a collaborative project titled Pink Slime. They proceeded to roll out two singles from the EP, "Onaroll" and "Glow" both of which were very well received.
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Nov. 28- Dec. 4)
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. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Action Bronson, Chief Keef and more!
Mac Miller Announces "Live From Space" Album; Reveals Tracklist & Artwork
Mac Miller is closing out 2013 with a new project. The Pittsburgh rapper took to twitter Monday night and announced that he will be releasing a new live album titled Live From Space. He also revealed the album's tracklist and artwork as well.
Lyrics Of The Week: November 8-14
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.
Mac Miller Talks Touring w/ 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne, Collaborating w/ Justin Bieber & Reality TV
In a recent interview with ELLE magazine, Larry Fisherman (aka Mac Miller) opened up about his collaborations with Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, his upcoming European tour with Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz and his MTV reality television show "Mac Miller And The Most Dope Family". As much as he's blown up in the past two years, the 21-year-old Pittsburg emcee is still very much down to earth.
Mac Miller Affiliated Rapper, Hardo, Busted With Heroin
A Pittsburgh area rapper who has been affiliated with Mac Miller is in a boat load of trouble. The artist, Hardo, has been arrested for having quite a bit of heroin in his possession. Hardo, who was born Joseph Barnett Jr., was stopped by police in Wilkinsburg, Penn. on Sept. 10th for running a red light. While he was detained, the cops allegedly spotted a shopping bag with 250 baggies of heroin.
Mac Miller Believes ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" Will Be Better Than Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d. city"
In the final instalment of Hardknock TV's recent interview with Mac Miller, the rapper shared his thoughts on ScHoolboy Q's upcoming album Oxymoron, which he feels is the best TDE album to date, period. Or does he?
Mac Miller Covers The Fader
Mac Miller graces the cover of The Fader's issue #87 for the Fall issue. The Pittsburgh native is profiled by the magazine, as they discuss the release of Watching Movies With The Sound Off and Mac's evolution since his K.I.D.S. days.
Mac Miller Talks "Turning Up In A Church" & Working With Pharrell
Mac Miller has had a pretty big year. The rapper went head to head with J. Cole and Kanye West on June 18th, and still managed to sell over 100k first week.
Mac Miller Speaks On "Larry Fisherman" Moniker & Other Personas
Mac Miller has his share of pseudonyms. The rapper has used the short-lived Larry Loverstein moniker, as well as the increasingly present Larry Fisherman producer name. In an interview with HardKnockTV, Mac spoke of which aspects of his personality these characters represent, and the consistencies and changes from his old music.
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Aug. 1-7)
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. This week features Mac Miller, Chief Keef, 2 Chainz and more!
Ariana Grande Reveals “Yours Truly” Album Cover & Track List w/ Features From Big Sean, Mac Miller & Fabolous
Teenage actress/singer Ariana Grande has revealed the cover art and tracklist for her debut studio album Yours Truly. Along with Nathan Sykes, Demi Lovato and Justin Bieber, it features Big Sean, Mac Miller and Fabolous. Hype surrounding the album has been built by its chart-topping single "The Way", which features Miller and samples Big Pun. That's all for now. Yours Truly is slated to drop on September 3rd via Republic Records. How do y'all think it'll turn out?
Mac Miller Talks Different Approach With "Watching Movies With The Sound Off" & Molly
With the release of Mac Miller's sophomore album Watching Movies With The Sound Off, we've seen a more mature side of Mac which journalists and music critics have praised.
ScHoolboy Q & Mac Miller Cover Mass Appeal
It's pretty common knowledge, if you follow either rapper on Twitter or any form of social media, that ScHoolboy Q and Mac Miller are friends-- Mac seems to be friendly with a lot of the TDE camp, with Q and Ab-Soul both appearing on Watching Movies With The Sound Off.
Freestyle Matchups: WILD 'N OUT Edition
WILD 'N OUT is known for pitting rappers and comedians against one another in a series of competitions. To celebrate the show returning for its fifth season, HNHH has compiled a list of artists we'd like to see go head to head in freestyle battles. We've pitted J. Cole against Drake, Kanye against Ray J, DJ Khaled against Kevin Hart and more in this freestyle faceoff!
Charts Don't Lie: July 7
This week on Charts Don't Lie we have one new entry, and that's Wale with The Gifted. Wale is an interesting rapper to consider, because there's no denying people love to hate on him. We saw this with the resurgence of old tweets from rappers-- one thing they seemed to all have in common was their strong dislike from Mr. Folarin. And it's not even just those tweets from back in the day, even now, Wale receives more than his fair share of hate. Is is his personality? His attitude? His sometimes corny raps?
Charts Don’t Lie: June 30
We now have the numbers for what was a monumental week in rap history, with Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller all dropping their respective albums on June 18th. And Kelly Rowland.
First Week Album Sales Are Here For Kanye West, J. Cole & Mac Miller [Update: Official SoundScan Numbers Revealed]
Here's what everyone's been waiting for. The first week sales for all those albums that dropped on June 18th have come in! Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller all dropped an album last week, and although all three albums had leaked prior, each rapper nonetheless moved a solid amount. The numbers line up with the projections as well.