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The Rap-Up: Week of August 23, 2021

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Frank Ocean is Allegedly Shopping Around His New Album Music – 6 seconds ago Photo Credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic Frank Ocean is allegedly getting ready to make his return to music. Last month was the five year anniversary of Frank Ocean’s Endless and Blonde. The reclusive singer hasn’t made an album since and he has only […]

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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. Abe Beame knows that there will always be one true Weekend Update host. The legends surrounding the creative marriage between Biggie and Puff produced a simplistic narrative. It […]

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Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Davis had never recorded a verse before Joshua Virtue played the right beat to lead him into a makeshift closet studio. While they were roommates studying creative writing at Columbia College Chicago, “I always had a hunch that Davis would be […]

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Todd Rundgren Confirms Collaborating with Kanye Kinda Sucks Music – 13 seconds ago Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images. The Rock & Roll hall-of-famer claims he worked with Kanye on DONDA for a year and still isn’t sure if he’s actually on the album. According to the official credits, Kanye West enlisted north of two dozen […]

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Photo by Laura Moreau Please support our collective of music obsessives by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Will Schube lives in a digital chamber. Pearl & The Oysters ― Flowerland Flowerland by Pearl & The OystersFlowerland by Pearl & The Oysters I told y’all lounge pop was back. We’re making this goddamn […]

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Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. In 2020, a study done by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition concluded that San Francisco and Oakland were the two most gentrified American cities. In the flatland neighborhoods of Bushrod, Black residents are being moved out of their homes because of […]

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Janet Jackson is Reuniting with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Music – 11 mins ago Photo by FrankMicelotta for ImageDirect via Getty Images. The hit-making duo will contribute to a new Janet Jackson album in 2022. Janet Jackson is getting the band back together. The 55-year-old icon has announced her first album since 2015 will […]

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Photo Courtesy of Roc Nation Look, we’re on our grind cousin, ain’t got no time for frontin, sensitive thugs, y’all all need hugs. Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Alex Swhear wishes he believed in fate and wishes he didn’t sleep so late. The audience wasn’t sure […]

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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 won’t rest until Julius Randle’s jersey hangs in the MSG rafters. Tony Seltzer x Eartheater – – “Joyride” Joyride is […]

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André 3000’s “Life of the Party” Verse Deserved Better Than Kanye And Drake’s Pettiness Music – 2 hours ago André 3000’s guest verse on “Life of the Party” was a glimpse at what DONDA could’ve been. But the track was unfortunately left off the album. Photo Credit: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images André 3000 spit his most heartfelt […]

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Revisiting Dipset’s Complicated & Provocative Relationship with 9/11 Music – 4 hours ago Dipset — Freaky Zeeky, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, and Cam’ron — played up patriotic imagery with an eagle as their logo and heavy red-white-and-blue fashion. Photo Credit: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images The 9/11 terrorist attacks were a unifying moment for the US. Hip-hop […]

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Support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Leonel Manzanares de la Rosa‘s birthday wish: the death of capitalism. Khaligraph Jones – “Champez” Sometimes you just can’t help but marvel at someone’s true talent. Kenyan rapper Khaligraph Jones, the self-proclaimed “superstar of the country”, presents “Champez”, a fascinating exercise in […]

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New Jersey based rapper Kese Soprano is releasing a brand new project, his latest joint titled “Cut A Check.” The NJ lyricist has won numerous awards including the Underground Music Award and this new release confirms the astonishing potential many have witnessed since the release of his tracks, “Get The Bag” “I Just Wanna” “On […]

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Watch Common Freestyle Over Classic Raekwon & Group Home Tracks Music – 4 mins ago Photo Credit: Power 106 Los Angeles Common returned to his Common Sense roots in this vicious freestyle. “Damn he near an EGOT and he’s still hip-hop.” Rapper Common made his return to Power 106’s L.A. Leakers to spit a monster […]

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Baby Keem Details Debut Album ‘the melodic blue,’ Premieres New Song “Issues” Live on The Tonight Show Music – 2 mins ago Source: Youtube/NBC The new Baby Keem album arrives this Friday, September 10th. Hours out from the arrival of his debut studio album, Baby Keem hit The Tonight Show‘s stage with an early preview […]

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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. Another strange and uneasy summer is drawing to a close. Plenty of […]

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Even without a city-defining sound, Montreal musicians have seized the moment. Here are 11 Montreal producers you should know about. This March, producer extraordinaire Kaytranada made history at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. Kaytra won two awards – Best Best Dance/Electronic Album for Bubba and Best Dance Recording for the Kali Uchis-featured “10%.” He became […]

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