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Photo by Jim Dyson Don’t expect to see the recipe, unless you subscribe to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. David Ma rocks grammar like the kumbaya. Finding out DOOM passed two months prior felt especially cruel. Unbeknownst to us, the planet was already missing one of its greats, a once-in-a-lifetime force who existed in […]

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Please support our tireless chronicling of hip-hop culture by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Jameson Draper runs all his interviews through a vocal processor. The legacy of Memphis hip-hop will never die as long as it continues to mutate into stranger and stranger online forms. With their dark atmospheric raps, Three 6 […]

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Photo courtesy of The Arches It’s like we’re eating watermelon, we stay spitting new seeds. Please support the most influential rap blog still around by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Don’t make Sun-Ui Yum have to get to cutting like truancy. The story of MF DOOM is a tragedy and triumph worthy […]

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In 2018, before he was a household name, DaBaby shot and killed a man during a dispute in a  Huntersville, North Carolina Walmart. Prosecutors decided not to charge DaBaby in the death of 19-year-old Jalyn Domonique Craig, agreeing with DaBaby that it was self-defense since Craig had flashed a gun at him while he shopped […]

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Photo courtesy of The Arches Please support that gives you more zip than ZZ Top by supporting Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. If Dean Van Nguyen needed his meat burned, he’d go to Sizzler. Orchestral strings blow through ‘’I Wonder” like a freezing breeze in bleak winter. You picture MF DOOM henchman Hassan Chop […]

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Photo by Pete Nice Serving up gas face victims since 2005. Please support Passion of the Weiss by subscribing to our Patreon. Chris Daly is just ace in the hole. As the 80s wrapped up, hip-hop started to evolve from a hermetic sub-culture into the pop mainstream, which for a white kid in the Atlantic […]

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Photo by Kmeron It’s the beat, we hear it in our sleep sometimes. Please support Passion of the Weiss by subscribing to our Patreon. Nitish Pahwa needs to get her some skips before she catch the monkey pox. Like many of MF DOOM’s greatest songs, “Vomitspit,” the penultimate track of his oddball masterpiece MM…FOOD, didn’t […]

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We spoke with Dejhare (pronounced deɪ-Jhar), who is first and foremost a dreamer. She loves the idea of using music as a canvas on which to draw our life stories and on which to share happiness, the hopes, and the frustrations of our shared humanity. Using her experiences, she paints a picture of the dreams, […]

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Photo by Kmeron Got more sermons than the church got ooh lords. Please support the congregation of Passion of the Weiss by subscribing to our Patreon. When Evan McGarvey got the mic, you don’t go next. It’s under two minutes and in the second spot on a breakthrough album: if it’s shaped like a single […]

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Photo by Kmeron Raw with the pen and on the mic, off the heeza. Please support the illest bars by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Even if Gabe Nandez had a pot, he’d still piss on the sidewalk. Aside from the production and wizard-level acrobatic bar work on this track, the fact […]

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Photo by Kmeron We came to wake you up out the deep sleeper. Please support the ring generals at Passion of the Weiss by subscribing to our Patreon. Rhys Langston been rhyming longer than Sigmund the sea creature. Do not resist the urge to bemoan the easiness of pre-fab sound packs, YouTube-search sample rips, and […]

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Courtesy of Rio’s Facebook Dutifully bringing you the best new rap music every week. Please support Passion of the Weiss by subscribing to our Patreon. Brandon Callender is here for the eventual NFL/Cartoon Network partnership. 26AR & Tazzo B – “6 Foot 7 Foot” There comes a time in everyone’s life where a song they […]

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Rapper Southside Yoko is releasing his latest single, “Westside,” featuring G Perico. The sophisticated track is produced by Sonder and released through No Parole Entertainment. Southside Yoko has simultaneously dropped the visuals to “Westside,” bringing a California vibe to the summery track. This stress-free song is the perfect soundtrack for any laid back moment, as […]

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Suckas is froze like mannequins while we continue to relentlessly document hip-hop culture. Please support Passion of the Weiss by subscribing to our Patreon. Who got a style that comes close to Oliver Wang? (None!) In April of 1994, Elektra Records released what was meant to be the lead single from KMD’s sophomore album, Black Bastards. It […]

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Photo by Mathies Jerpersen We crashed the barbecue like Riddick at the Garden. Please support your favorite rap writer collective by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Grip Grand once took his fronts out and lost them shits. I first heard MF DOOM’s “Dead Bent”—the 12-inch version, the good one—on a gray Oregon […]

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Photo by Kmeron We channel the cosmos here. Please support the highest of highly regarded rap blogs by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Nate Patrin is in the air everywhere, taking over. Not every MC who debuted in the ’80s gets the benefit of recency bias. Ecstasy passes, and Whodini get memorialized […]

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Please support the stewards of hip-hop culture online by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Peace, but why call Dart Adams the money guy? One of our Christmas gifts in 1990 was finally getting cable; it gave us access to ESPN, TNT, TBS, SportsChannel, MTV, and BET. Since it was the last week […]

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“Kevin Durant face-palm. #gomavs #mffl 23 pt lead.” by rondostar is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 From Seattle to Oklahoma City to the Bay Area to Brooklyn, please support some of the best writing in America by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Despite all his accolades, Abe Beame has never been the […]

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The city of Chicago has earned the solemn nickname “Chiraq” due to its high murder rate. According to a database maintained by the Chicago Sun-Times, there were 774 murders in 2020 alone, an increase of more than 50 percent from the 506 murders the year before. Chicago-based rapper FBG Duck was shot and killed in broad daylight […]

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Snoop Dogg is a man who wears many hats — West Coast gangsta rap legend, sportscaster, football coach, television host and commercial actor. Now, the D-O-Double-G can check wrestler off his things-to-accomplish-before-he-dies list. On Wednesday night (January 6), Snoop made a special appearance during an All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite match where he leaped on top of his […]

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Photo courtesy of The Arches It’s the beat, we hear it in our sleep sometimes. Please help keep our sample fodder flush by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. In school, Evan Nabavian kept a doo-rag in his bag lunch. Peel back a layer on the 90s hip-hop canon and you’ll discover the […]

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Photo by Joschka Bauer We slay youths when it comes to who’s more cleverer. Please support Passion of the Weiss by subscribing to our Patreon. Julian Brimmers spits ash and molten glass like Eyjafjallajökull. At the moment, I don’t think I have it in me to add anything deep and substantial to the plethora of personal […]

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Photo by Kmeron We only play the games that we win at. Please support your perennial Street Pulitzer nominees by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Rollie Pemberton makes rap music as Cadence Weapon. He’s at where your sister went. Following the December 31st announcement of his death, I’ve seen more than one […]

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