There are rappers whose music focuses on sex, drugs and expensive cars, and then there is The Rap-Up, the only weekly round-up providing you with the best of these very rap songs. So support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Harley Geffner‘s best music listening experience is watching […]

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Kanye West’s Donda album is here. The 27 track nearly two-hour album has features from Jay-Z, Pop Smoke, Lil Baby, The Weeknd, Pusha-T, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, Lil Durk, Roddy Rich, Chris Brown, Young Thug, Conway The Machine, Lil Yachty, Fivio Foreign, Jay Electronica, The Lox, Ariana Grande and more. But it doesn’t have features […]

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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Westside Gunn, Busdriver, and More Music – 3 seconds 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 Westside Gunn, Busdriver, Kiefer, Roc Marciano, and more. Scroll through selections from this […]

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Photo via Yusuf Sanni/Atlantic Records Support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Leonel Manzanares de la Rosa wants to decommodify the dancefloor. Cintia – “Je t’aime” For the casual music listener, the Angolan music scene can be divided into two camps: On one hand, kuduro and its aggressive beats […]

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Eminem’s latest signee Grip dropped his new LP I Died For This!? on Friday, August 27, and Em delivers a verse on the song “Walkthough!”  In his verse, the legendary rapper revisits his younger days when was still battling drug addiction and was near death. “My head, something’s wrong with it / But that makes […]

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Photo: Brandon McClain 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. In a crew full of exuberant personalities hellbent on standing out, Archibald Slim stood out by not trying to stand out. Awful Records burst into […]

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We don’t get a lot of Kendrick Lamar music these days. But we got some tonight. K.Dot’s long-awaited collab with his cousin Baby Keem, “Family Ties”, dropped tonight. On it, soon-to-be free agent Kendrick lays down the gauntlet.   “Smoking on your top five tonight, tonight Yeah, I’m smokin’ on your, what’s the name, tonight, […]

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OutKast is Celebrating 25 Years of ‘ATLiens’ with a Video Game Inspired by The Album Music – 28 mins ago Photo Credit: Artist OutKast also released a new animated video for the album’s hazy highlight “Two Dope Boyz (in a Cadillac).” Tomorrow, OutKast will release a 25th-anniversary expansion of their classic sophomore album, ATLiens. The deluxe […]

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10 Zion I Songs That Show Why Zumbi Was A Bay Area Hip-Hop Legend Music – 52 mins ago Zumbi’s lyrics were focused on day-to-day living and simple, relatable wants: maintaining in Oakland, where he was from, and becoming a better man and musician. Photo Credit: Miikka Skaffari/Getty Images From “Bird’s Eye View” to “Tech $,” these […]

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Photo: Priority Records See that leather sofa over there? Sit back with this six-pack and a spliff that’ll have your mind twisted while we chit-chat. RIP Sean Price. Support truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. A quarter century ago, Duck Down Records began with Heltah Skeltah’s Nocturnal, an album […]

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The Selling of ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ Music – 2 hours ago Released on August 25, 1998, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is its own case study on the power and profitability of diversity at executive levels. Photo Credit: Eric Johnson It takes a dream team of creatives to put together an album like […]

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Eliyanah debuts her new track “Love Burned Out” packed with lush harmonies and hammering lyrics. Her new track is just the start of this artist’s multifaceted talents. Read on through to learn more about the up-and-coming hit artist Eliyanah. We have been loving your new track  “Love Burned Out.” Can you share with us a […]

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3isthemagic is back with another wishful collection of tracks titled Space Dreams. Covered in new panoramas and influential anthems, the album is meant to hit many playlists. The song “Real One,” also from the album, is also out with a music video garnering much acclaim. With cool designs on display, his softened lyrical sensations create […]

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Gangster Doodles Announces ‘Gangster Music Vol. 2’ Compilation with New Music from Knxwledge, Liv.e, Dam-Funk, and More Music – 7 mins ago Self-portrait of Gangster Doodles by Gangster Doodles The new Gangster Doodles compilation is slated to arrive on October 15th via All City Records. Two years after delivering a showcase of the beat scene’s […]

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Robby Vee is back on track with perfectly designed sounds and undeniably contagious lyrics. Follow Robby Vee on his website and Youtube. First off is the amazing vocal performance titled “Good Morning.” The track has Robby Vee reconnoiter through soothingly mesmerizing elements. It offers the perfect ability to channel deep feelings with seductive rhythms that […]

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Photo via Ninja Tune Who the fuck playing like the brand isn’t strong? Show your support by subscribing to the Passion of the Weiss Patreon. Son Raw misses sound system music. Fire by The BugFire by The Bug If the past 18 months haven’t sapped you of all empathy, spare a thought for your favorite […]

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