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MixedByAli on Making “Human Music” with Kendrick Lamar, Baby Keem, & More Music – 6 hours ago With funding from Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled, and more, MixedByAli has launched EngineEars, a platform for engineers. Photo Credit: Lester Cohen/Getty Images for The Recording Academy We spoke to engineer MixedByAli about working with special artists like Kendrick […]

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TDE’s MixedByAli on Making “Human Music” with Kendrick Lamar, Baby Keem, & More Music – 18 mins ago With funding from Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled, and more, MixedByAli has launched EngineEars, a platform for engineers. Photo Credit: Lester Cohen/Getty Images for The Recording Academy We spoke to TDE engineer MixedByAli about working with special artists […]

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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. After umpteen false starts, crowds are starting to fill out festivals again. […]

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Over the last couple of years, a number of social media accounts and platforms have popped up, creating spaces that spark high-level discussion centered around female rap. In October 2020, fashion and culture writer Mikeisha Vaughn was listening in on a Clubhouse room where a widely known rapper was asked his opinion about the current […]

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Prince Estate Celebrates 40 Years of ‘Controversy’ with Previously Unreleased “Do Me Baby” Demo Music – 13 seconds ago Source: Warner Bros. Prince recorded the original version of “Do Me Baby” with former bandmate André Cymone in 1978. 40 years ago today, Prince released his fourth studio album, Controversy. And to toast the milestone, Warner […]

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Hear Kanye West and J Dilla Collide on a Stellar Mash-Up Mixtape Music – 24 hours ago Source: Youtube A new mash-up project from Cameron Smiley blends a batch of classic and obscure J Dilla instrumentals with bars from Kanye West’s first three albums. Despite their shared Midwestern origins, overlapping periods of early work, and […]

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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. Leonel Manzanares de la Rosa wants you to know that today is also […]

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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 smoked a pack on the Instagram outage with the Facebook whistleblower. SwiftChapo – “HoneyBun” (Feat. BMG Boca) LA keeps spawning […]

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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Alchemist, BADBADNOTGOOD, and More Music – 5 days ago Source: Instagram 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 BADBADNOTGOOD, Freddie Gibbs, The Alchemist, Mick Jenkins, Guilty Simpson, and more. Scroll through selections […]

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