Drake dropped his Certified Lover Boy album last week, and the project continues to do numbers and be debated by many. The album was the Canadian rappers sixth LP, and first since 2018’s Scorpion release. The 21-track album features JAY-Z, Lil Wayne, Travis Scott, Future, Project Pat, Kid Cudi, Lil Durk, Young Thug, 21 Savage, Ty […]

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Photo via John Cannon for Universal Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Let Walker Armstrong tell you about 90’s Memphis hip-hop and the slow cancelation of the future. The clock on the waxy stone wall ticked down like a kind of doomsday index—10 hours 15 minutes… 9 […]

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The Subversive History of Free Jazz Steps into The Spotlight in a Trailer for New ‘Fire Music’ Documentary Music – 11 seconds ago Photo by Leni Sinclair via Getty Images. The free jazz chronicle, Fire Music, hits theaters and on-demand on Friday, September 10th. As boundless and beyond definition as the broader category of jazz […]

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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. “Spread the word, darlin’. Brandon Callender is back!” Connis – – “Guidelines” (feat. Latrell James & SALEM) Connis is ready for whatever […]

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Photo via HBO Support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Abe Beame is pouring out a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios. When news that the great Michael K. Williams had tragically passed away at age 54, the outpouring of grief was immediate and overwhelming. The Flatbush born actor was […]

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Mixtape Monday: Damu The Fudgemunk, Jesse Rack$on, L’Orange, Ralphiie Reese, Uhuru Noir + More Music – 8 hours ago Photo Credit: Artist Damu The Fudgemunk, Jesse Rack$on, L’Orange, Ralphiie Reese, Uhuru Noir and more this Mixtape Monday. Damu The Fudgemunk is up first with Conversation Peace, Jesse Rack$on drops the Soul Theory EP, L’Orange follows […]

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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Little Simz, Blu, JPEGMAFIA, and More Music – 3 days ago Source: Youtube 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 Little Simz, Blu, JPEGMAFIA, DijahSB, Wiki, and more. Scroll through selections from […]

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Heartbreak Drake Returns on ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Featuring JAY-Z, Kid Cudi, Lil Wayne & More Music – 3 days ago Photo Credit: Artist On Friday, Certified Lover Boy dropped with features from Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Travis Scott, Giveon, Lil Baby, and Yebba. Drake returns to release his sixth studio album Certified Lover Boy.  The rollout […]

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Drake’s sixth LP, and first since 2018’s Scorpion, is here after much delay. The 21 track project features JAY-Z, Lil Wayne, Travis Scott, Future, Project Pat, Kid Cudi, Lil Durk, Young Thug, 21 Savage, Ty Dolla $ign, Rick Ross, Lil Baby, Giveon and more. The word was this was supposed to be a more rap-focused album. […]

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If you’re waiting for Drake’s Certified Lover Boy you’re going to have to wait a couple of more hours, as Drizzy’s pulling a Kanye and moving things around at the last minute. For now, we have Bobby Shmurda’s first track since he got out, months after he got out. Check out “No Time For Sleep Freestyle”, […]

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Photo via Patrick Johnson Protect this thing of ours: support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Evan McGarvey occasionally dry cleans his tracksuit. The only real gift of middle age is memory. As someone who is officially closer to 50 than to 20, I remember when The Sopranos belonged […]

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Wiki Announces New Navy Blue-Produced Album ‘Half God,’ feat. Earl Sweatshirt, MIKE, duendita, and More Music – 8 seconds ago Photo by Jacob Consenstein for Artist Hear two new singles from the upcoming Wiki album. Wiki has announced a new album, Half God, will arrive next month. Produced entirely by Navy Blue, the incoming project will […]

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Support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Yousef Srour prefers thoughtful album artwork without emojis and uncensored album premieres preferably under two hours in run time. Egypt has always been a culture shock to me. To a small 9-year-old wandering the streets, it seemed desolate. Cairo is one of […]

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Photo: George Goldberg 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. They Hate Change aren’t gonna be Bedroom Rap All-Stars for long. Despite the way they introduce themselves on their breakthrough tape, 666 Central Ave., and […]

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Questlove, Flying Lotus, and More Pay Tribute to Lee “Scratch” Perry Music – 6 seconds ago Photo by Ollie Millington for Redferns via Getty Images Fans, friends, and former collaborators send up tributes and dedications to the late Lee “Scratch” Perry. On Sunday, reggae’s reverb-bending mystic, Lee “Scratch” Perry, died at the Noel Holmes Hospital […]

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