Today marks the one-year anniversary of Mac Miller’s latest album Watching Movies With The Sound Off. To celebrate the occasion, Mac took to his soundcloud and released the original version of the album's intro track "The Star Room."
Mac Miller's West Coast crib is quickly becoming a hot spot for rappers to record. We heard from Ab-Soul how he recorded most of his new album These Days... within Mac's chill confines, and thanks to Instagram, from time to time we get to see which rappers are stopping by his home recording studio.
It's all love between former Rostrum Records signees and present day signees. Although Mac Miller parted ways with the independent label, he's provided some dope production for Rostrum's new signee, Boaz, on "Rapness Monster." Larry Fisherman has definitely been honing his craft these days, and it shows.
Ab-Soul delivered a banger yesterday which featured ScHoolboy Q, "Hunnid Stax." Although Mac Miller wasn't credited on the track, mid-record you can hear Mac drop a few slow-paced bars before the track picks up pace again. Now in a new interview with XXL, Soulo reveals that Mac Miller's L.A.
Ab-Soul began 2014 a little roughly with the frustrating delay of his forthcoming album These Days..., but after threatening to leak the project earlier this month, it seems like he's patched things up with his label.
Superman isn't Superman if he inexplicably switches from superpowered do-gooder, to some sort of motorcycle-riding anti-hero, to maniacal villain, and back and forth between the extremes. Such mythology is a big part of the hip-hop culture, as well as proper marketing.
After releasing his widely-acclaimed mixtape Faces last weekend, Mac Miller phoned in to Billboard's "The Juice" podcast to discuss the new project, his drug use and his collaborations. Check out the full 33 minute podcast at the bottom of the page.
For those just tuning in, "Quick5" is our new lightning-quick interview series, during which we'll be asking artists whatever five (quick) questions happen to be on our minds, each exchange clocking in at under two minutes.
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.
Have you ever seen the viral video of Susan Boyle performing for the first time on Britain’s Got Talent? A superficially unattractive older woman walks out onto the stage to perform a song before hundreds of people and four judges.
Mac Miller just dropped his 24 track mixtape Faces, and among stellar guest spots from Earl Sweatshirt, Da$h, Schoolboy Q, Mike Jones, Sir Michael Rocks and Vince Staples, Rick Ross popped up on the tape's "Insomniak."
Mac Miller's been hinting at his new mixtape Faces for quite some time, and the 24 track project is finally here. Faces features guest spots from Schoolboy Q, Sir Michael Rocks, Earl Sweatshirt (twice), Rick Ross, Mike Jones, Vince Staples and Da$h.