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Eflorem & CJ Silva Unleash A Vibrant New Track Titled “Get It”

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Playboi Carti Added to Rolling Loud New York 2022

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Kelis Responds to Beyoncé ‘Milkshake’ Removal On ‘Renaissance’

An A.I. Rapper Just Signed a Major Label Deal Music – 3 hours ago Photo Credit: Courtesy photo Capitol Records has signed A.I. rapper FN Meka one week after releasing its first major single for the label. The music industry is going virtual thanks to Capitol Records’ first “robot rapper” FN Meka. To coincide with […]

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NFT Startup HitPiece Relaunches After Being Slammed For Unauthorized Music Distribution Music – 2 hours ago Photo Credit: Alexandr Lukin After shutting down its website in early February, music NFT marketplace HitPiece has officially relaunched. After being widely disgraced earlier this year, music NFT marketplace HitPiece has returned. Back in February, the platform was called […]

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This UK Rap Duo Has A Song With MF DOOM And Jay Electronica Music – 37 seconds ago Photo Credit: ABOVEGROUND “Barz Simpson,” which features MF DOOM and Jay Electronica, is the first single from UK-based duo White Girl Wasted, ahead of their upcoming September 6 self-titled debut. White Girl Wasted, a new collaborative hip-hop […]

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Solange Has Composed a Score for the New York City Ballet Music – 27 seconds ago Photo Credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival Solange has composed a score for the New York City Ballet which will accompany a performance at the Lincoln Center, premiering in September. Solange is bringing her vision to […]

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De La Soul Has Reconnected In the Studio With Prince Paul Music – 1 hour ago Photo Credit: Amy Cinnamon Art Legendary producer Prince Paul recently posted an Instagram picture of himself in the studio with De La Soul, confirming new music. Prince Paul and De La Soul are getting back to the basics. Last […]

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Watch Silk Sonic Cover Papa Roach’s “Last Resort” In Las Vegas Music – 2 hours ago Photo Credit: John Esparaza/via Getty Images After performing during their Las Vegas residency, Silk Sonic stopped by a nearby club and covered 2000 Papa Roach song “Last Resort.” Silk Sonic showed off their multi-genre chops on Sunday night (August […]

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The stunning and talented Rhythm & Dance queen Alice The G00N wins the public’s admiration with her latest single “Forever.” Following “Lucky” and “Go,” this is the artist’s fourth release this year. Taking on a slightly slower beat, Alice The G00N lures in listeners letting out a more romantic side. “Forever” is a four-minute genius […]

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Playboi Carti Added to Rolling Loud New York 2022 Music – 2 hours ago Photo Credit: Henry Hwu for Rolling Loud Set for September 23rd to 25th at Citi Field, Rolling Loud New York is bringing some of the biggest stars in hip-hop to Queens, New York. Rolling Loud New York is just around the […]

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Image via Blaketheman1000/YouTube 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. Donald Morrison understands the importance of phone pleasantries. Blaketheman1000  – “Dean Kissick” Certain rap is loved for its specificity […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Serves Black & White Visuals For “Her” Video Music – 2 mins ago Photo Credit: Colin Tilley Just days after releasing her sophomore album Traumazine, Megan Thee Stallion dropped a black and white music video for new single “Her.” Megan Thee Stallion is serving grayscale realness in her new music video “Her.” The […]

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Photo via Yola Semedo/YouTube 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. African music never sleeps, and neither does Leonel. Yola […]

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The Game Disses Eminem On New Track “The Black Slim Shady” Music – 1 min ago Photo Credit: Michael Tullberg/Getty Images On new album Drillmatic: Heart Vs. Mind, The Game calls out rival Eminem on 10-minute track “The Black Slim Shady.” The Game is crowning himself “The Black Slim Shady” on a new diss track […]

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Beyoncé Is “Everything Everywhere All at Once” In “I’m That Girl” Teaser Music – 4 mins ago Photo Credit: Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records With an extended rollout for seventh album Renaissance, Beyoncé has released an official teaser for first track “I’m That Girl.” An accompanying visual album for Renaissance could be on the way. On Friday (August […]

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Nicki Minaj Channels Rick James On New Single “Super Freaky Girl” Music – 2 mins ago Photo Credit: Young Money/Republic Records Sampling Rick James’ 1981 hit “Super Freak,” Nicki Minaj has released her long-awaited new single “Super Freaky Girl.” Nicki Minaj dives into her ‘freaky’ side on new single “Super Freaky Girl.” The song, which samples […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Releases Sophomore Album ‘Traumazine’ Music – 10 mins ago Photo Credit: 300 Entertainment Following her 2020 debut album Good News, Megan Thee Stallion bares all on her sophomore release Traumazine. After confirming earlier this month that her sophomore album was finished, Megan Thee Stallion has released her new album Traumazine. The album, which follows […]

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In early 2018, I spent a week in Baton Rouge for a long-form feature on the region’s up-and-coming rap stars. The article never ran but in the wake of JayDaYoungan’s murder earlier this month, it seemed more appropriate for this excerpt to live online rather than languish in the cloud. I am out of words […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Will Release Sophomore Album ‘Traumazine’ Tomorrow Music – 1 min ago Photo Credit: 300 Entertainment New Megan Thee Stallion album Traumazine arrives tomorrow with features from Rico Nasty, Pooh Shiesty, Lucky Daye, Jhene Aiko and more. Megan Thee Stallion fans will get a legal dose of Traumazine tomorrow. After releasing recent singles “Sweetest […]

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Image via Christopher Vu/ Alternate Press Photos Show your support for truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Don’t miss Pranav Trewn‘s latest deep dive for POW: an interview with Rexx Life Raj. Is hyperpop dead? Charli XCX, one of the godmothers of the genre, posited as much while teasing […]

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Image via Avalanche Kaito/Bandcamp Show your support for truly independent journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. African music never sleeps, and neither does Leonel. Avalanche Kaito by Avalanche KaitoAvalanche Kaito by Avalanche Kaito One of the foundational ideas of punk was the impulse to disrupt. The point was to break with […]

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Missy Elliott Will Get a Street Named After Her in Virginia Music – 13 mins ago Photo Credit: Robyn Beck / AFP) Missy Elliott will be driving down Missy Elliott Blvd soon. Legendary rapper Missy Elliott is getting a street named after her.  On Tuesday night (August 9th), Portsmouth City Council unanimously voted to rename […]

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Image via Kali Malone/Instagram Please support our efforts to give you the best writing about the world’s best music by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Sam Ribakoff misses the days when Bandcamp didn’t cater to Fortnite streamers on Twitch. Beyoncé – “PURE/HONEY” DJ Delish – “Upset Cunt (feat. Kevin JZ)” Upset Cunt [Feat. […]

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Image via Kali Malone/Instagram Please support our efforts to give you the best writing about the world’s best music by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Sam Ribakoff misses the days when Bandcamp didn’t cater to Fortnite streamers on Twitch. Beyoncé – “PURE/HONEY” DJ Delish – “Upset Cunt (feat. Kevin JZ)” Upset Cunt [Feat. […]

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