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On her debut solo EP, Denae, a bright lyricist and vocalist, has tapped into her raw emotions to create a relatable collection for fans. Apprised by Denae’s dance capabilities, “My Dark Place EP” clasps mid-tempo beats at the album’s center. The artist adds a mist of intrigue by combining both singing and rapping verses throughout […]

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Watch The Exhilarating Official Trailer for Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Documentary Music – 2 hours ago Summer of Soul is set to simultaneously premiere in theaters and via Hulu on July 2nd. Weeks out from finally hitting the big screen, an official trailer for the highly anticipated Summer of Soul documentary has arrived. Extending the teaser’s criminally brief […]

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16 years of independent rap journalism with no end in sight. Keep it that way by supporting Passion of the Weiss via a subscription to our Patreon. Michael McKinney absorbs more music in a week than most do in an entire calendar year. As dancefloors start to slowly reopen, it’s worth remembering just how wildly […]

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DJs and music enthusiasts alike have used TikTok to make brief, fun and informational explainers on hip-hop samples, showing how the once discrete practice of sample sharing has become more democratized through the internet. “OG to sampled.” Those are the words that appear above Rayymon Beatz as he plays Michael Jackson’s “P.Y.T.” before transitioning into […]

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Photo via fuckhxrlxy Please support the last-standing paywall and ad-free website out there giving you quality music journalism by subscribing to the Passion of the Weiss Patreon. Pranav Trewn wants you to know of the impact of the Kid Cudi hum. “Soul music is what you feel, right?” That hypothesis is posed at the top […]

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Photo via coachwave The Rap-Up is the only weekly round-up providing you with the best rap songs that you absolutely need. So support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Brandon Callender stays learning and cooking. Deem Spencer – “wife wife (feat. okay kaya)” Deem Spencer is a bit […]

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Revealing her versatile talents, raw creativity, and undeniable charisma, Amni Musfirah is gracing fans with a new album titled “Crown.” After releasing her latest banger, “Vacation,” fans have been awaiting this album for a long time. Exposing her excellent creative state, “Vacation” is packed with no disturbances, no drama and has made its way to […]

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Isaiah Rashad Declares It’s Officially “Zay Season” in a Hazy New Video for “200/Warning” Music – 5 hours ago Source: Youtube Isaiah Rashad treats his hard-hitting Kenny Beats-produced loosie to a smoked-out and celebratory visual. Last week, Isaiah Rashad shared another glimpse at his quickly expanding collaborative catalog with Kenny Beats. The track, “200/Warning,” was […]

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Medical Examiner Determines Cause of Death for Shock G Music – 17 seconds ago Photo by Monica Morgan for WireImage via Getty Images The Digital Underground frontman passed on April 22, 2021. Approaching two months since Shock G was found dead unresponsive in his Tampa hotel room, a cause of death has been revealed. According […]

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D’Angelo Is Performing Live…As Part Of A ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Concert Music – 2 mins ago Photo Credit: Skip Bolen/WireImage D’Angelo contributed the song “Unshaken” to the video game’s soundtrack. D’Angelo will be making a very special appearance at Rockstar Games’ upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2 concert. Titled “The Songs of Red Dead Redemption 2,” the event […]

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Photo via Lucas Foster Show your support by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Jeff Weiss “It is life, not the individual, that is conscienceless. The essential, therefore, is to understand the time for which one is born.” – Oswald Spengler “Besides my starry-eyed dreams of ‘making it’ as a writer in a […]

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GoldLink Disses Sheck Wes, Again, on New Track “White Walls” Music – 1 hour ago Photo Credit: Burak Cingi/Redferns Goldlink returned to Twitter to announce a new album, among other things. On Wednesday morning, DC rapper Goldlink logged onto Twitter for the first time since 2015. He quickly made his presence felt, immediately reigniting his […]

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Photo via YouTube Show your support by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon so that we can continue to cultivate great writing from one-of-one’s like Lucas Foster. My interest in hip-hop was birthed in 2007, when after I heard Young Jeezy and Jay-Z’s “Go Crazy” I looked up the video on YouTube and […]

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50 Cent, J. Cole to Headline Rolling Loud New York 2021 Music – 3 mins ago MIAMI, FLORIDA – JUNE 03: Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson III performs during the Celia Cruz x Skott Marsi NFT Launch at ITG Miami on June 03, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images) Rolling Loud New York […]

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Thundercat Announces North American Tour With Channel Tres Music – 3 hours ago Photo Credit: Douglas Mason/Getty Images Thundercat and Channel Tres will put on over 20 shows between June and December. On Tuesday, superstar bassist Thundercat announced a 27-date North American tour for his latest album, It Is What It Is. Most of the dates […]

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