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Anderson .Paak Says NxWorries is in “Album Mode” Music – 3 mins ago Photo Credit: David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images On Tuesday, Anderson .Paak went to Instagram with a dance clip of his son, Soul, teasing that a NxWorries sophomore album is on the way. Anderson .Paak supergroup Silk Sonic might be a current […]

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Where else will you find the thoroughly researched rundown of the best up-and-coming artists from the continent of Africa on a weekly basis? At the top it’s just us. Support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. African music never sleeps, and neither does Leonel. Bensoul feat. Bien – “Thick […]

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Creative girl band ZAM recently dropped Fun Girl Vol. 1: Back To Miami, a beautiful debut mixtape that shows the girls’ exciting style and talent. Some of the coolest-sounding tracks off the album are “Shots”, “Easy”, and “Different”. Niching in the r&b, pop, and hip hop genres Goldi, Mika, and Rasti make original and exciting […]

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Passion of the Weiss had Drakeo’s back every step of the way, and we still do. Help us do what we do. Jordan Ryan Pedersen doesn’t feel like being clever right now. I spent 20 minutes on Google Maps trying to find a Bally Total Fitness anywhere near where Drakeo grew up in South LA. […]

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Watch Earl Sweatshirt Bring “2010” to ‘Fallon’ Music – 1 min ago Photo Credit: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon After releasing his fourth album Sick!, Earl Sweatshirt appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform “2010”. On Monday, Earl Sweatshirt made a post-Sick! appearance on The Tonight Show to perform album cut “2010”. […]

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Kid Cudi & J. Cole Will Headline Governors Ball 2022 Music – 2 hours ago Photo Credit: Scott Dudelson for 2021 Rolling Loud Los Angeles via Getty Images Kid Cudi and J.Cole will headline The Governors Ball in June, with sets from Denzel Curry, Roddy Ricch and more. Being one of the few music festivals […]

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A look at how the video for “Untitled (How Does It Feel)” made — then almost broke — D’Angelo. In the five years between his debut album, Brown Sugar, and Voodoo, D’Angelo’s personal and musical career had changed. The artist suffered from writer’s block after spending two years touring for Brown Sugar; only after his son Michael was […]

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Remember when the internet was larger than just five sites featuring screenshots of the other four sites? So do we. Support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Will Hagle still makes impromptu purchases based on the power of cover art alone. If you’ve been following Earl’s career since he […]

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It Looks Like Pusha-T Has Started the Rollout For His New Album Music – 2 hours ago Photo Credit: Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images On Sunday, an unreleased track by Pusha-T made its debut during NIGO’s collaboration with Kenzo Paris Fashion Week show. New material from Pusha-T debuted at NIGO’s Kenzo Paris Fashion week […]

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The Rap-Up is the only weekly round-up providing you with the best rap songs you’ve yet to hear. So support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. You can catch Brandon Callender pondering the state of ACC basketball in between putting you on to the best new music out […]

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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Fly Anakin, Ivy Sole, and More Music – 26 seconds ago Photo by Tim Saccenti for Fly Anakin The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set features new music from Fly Anakin, Ivy Sole, Guapdad 4000, Big […]

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Remember when the internet was larger than just five sites featuring screenshots of the other four sites? So do we. Support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Will Hagle still makes impromptu purchases based on the power of cover art alone. If you’ve been following Earl’s career since he […]

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Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg and Eminem Answer Dr. Dre’s Call in a Wild Trailer for The Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Music – 39 seconds ago Source: Youtube/Pepsi Super Bowl LVI is set to take place at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood on February 13th. With the playoffs still raging, we’re still a […]

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These Slides are a Fittingly Regal Tribute to MF DOOM Music – 51 seconds ago Source: BLOHM A boutique Japanese clothing brand is set to release a pair of slides with the iconic insignia of MF DOOM. For decades now, MF DOOM has inspired, or more deliberately brought to market, some of hip-hop’s most coveted […]

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Where else will you find the thoroughly researched rundown of the best up-and-coming artists from the continent of Africa on a weekly basis? At the top it’s just us. Support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. African music never sleeps, and neither does Leonel. This week, the entire continent […]

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Emerging artist Tiing is out with “Options”, an empowering song that teaches to never give up. Tiing raps beautifully to the sounds of the beats and synths as he speaks on some really important things. “Quitting is not an option,” is the main message, something that most people need to hear at times. Tiing is […]

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Support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Abe Beame‘s sartorial spirit guide is Billy Crystal in Throw Momma from the Train. There are other contenders, but if you’re looking for a collective that defined the first decade of this century in rap, it’s really G-Unit. The very appropriately christened […]

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Photo courtesy of the Dresden Originally published at a now dead alt-weekly in 2016 Jeff Weiss is pouring out a little Blood and Sand.  For a city with a million entertainment options, the L.A. tourist checklist can be streamlined with relative ease. There’s Griffith Park and the Observatory; your preferred beach and favorite taco spot; […]

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The Rap-Up is the only weekly round-up providing you with the best rap songs you’ve yet to hear. So support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Harley Geffner looks forward to Knicks fans heckling Eric Adams for the next four seasons. Gunna – “livin wild” I’m sure being […]

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