The two have gone back and forth since Cupcakke dropped her “How to Rob” remix. Earlier this week, Chicago MC Cupcakke took a page out of 50 Cent’s book and remade “How to Rob,” where she (somewhat jokingly) sent shots at dozens of artists in the rap game, including upcoming Atlanta artist Sukihana. Almost immediately […]

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The Round-Up playlist is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set features new music from Madlib, Conway The Machine, DJ Muggs, cupcakKe, Little Dragon, and more. Scroll through selections from our latest sequence below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today. Rigz and Futurewave – “Sheridan […]

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The best new albums of this week include projects from legends, new guns, and quality veterans. We’re going to sound a bit redundant here, but holy shit a lot of new music dropped today. It is New Music Friday and unless you have hours of free time, it’s almost impossible to wade through all the […]

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The new Goldlink track appears on Global Citizen’s Stand Up compilation. On Friday, DMV natives Goldlink and Ari Lennox teamed up to cover Fela Kuti’s 1977 track “Sorrow, Tears, and Blood.” The track was produced by Raphael Saadiq as part of Global Citizen’s Stand Up compilation album, which Saadiq executive produced. Stream the track below. “It was an […]

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Method Man recently joined the Jemele Hill is Unbothered podcast. On the latest episode of Spotify’s “Jemele Hill is Unbothered” podcast, legendary rapper and actor Method Man joined Jemele Hill to talk his role in the new Power Book II: Ghost series, his love for comic books, Wu-Tang Clan and more. Stream the full episode below. The […]

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Pharrell spoke about working with legendary artists on the latest episode of Drink Champs. On the latest episode of N.O.R.E.’s Drink Champs, legendary producer Pharrell Williams stopped by to talk his illustrious career. The two spoke about working with Snoop Dogg, why he initially didn’t understand the appeal of “Beautiful,” and more. Stream the full episode […]

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Please support the site that keeps you flush with new rap music every Monday. Please subscribe to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Brandon Callender keeps his mouth shut like he’s Shkreli. Tisakorean – “HOUSEPARTY (BigMac)” Tisakorean might be the first rapper to ever argue with someone on a money phone. He also might be […]

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Photo by Kisshomaru Shimamura Please support our efforts to aggressively catalog the world’s best music by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Sam Ribakoff is the Phantom of the Esoteric Dance Night. 25. Oneohtrix Point Never – Magic Oneohtrix Point Never Magic Oneohtrix Point Never by Oneohtrix Point NeverMagic Oneohtrix Point Never by […]

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Please support the last of the real hip-hop blogs by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. This article is taken from Will Schube’s newsletter, Albums I Can’t Write About For Profit. Subscribe here to access the entire archive. Most people set their watches to bad clichés, but I set that shit to brilliant […]

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We’re 99.9% from the free throw line. Please support Passion of the Weiss by subscribing to our Patreon. Never Bored Again is a new column from our officially unofficial NBA correspondent Abe Beame. He’s been writing about the league for our site for a long-ass time, but ahead of the impending season, we’ve decided to […]

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The previously-unheard MF DOOM track was released on the latest GTAV update. Rockstar Games’ sprawling Grand Theft Auto V is still bringing us fresh content. On Tuesday, the game updated its playlists, including Flylo FM, the fictional station programmed by Flying Lotus. Flylo’s new mix includes a new track from him featuring the one and only MF […]

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Photos courtesy of JoogSZN Please support the beat junkies at Passion of the Weiss by subscribing to our Patreon. No regional rap sound is forever definitive. But some define an era in a region’s history. If you trace the last three and a half decades of L.A. rap, you can point to the sound that […]

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Please help support the musical ecosystem we’ve made for ourselves by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Fuck a Tesla, Miguelito has rigged a ’67 Impala for space travel. Space has become cynical and exhausting, as a place and a concept. It is still a “new frontier” but in the sense that it […]

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