Image via BGiggz/Instagram Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. The Bay Area doesn’t sleep, and neither does Yousef Srour. Welcome to the BAY AREA TYPE BEAT series, a recurring column in which Yousef Srour sheds light on Bay Area artists and Bay Area-adjacent artists. Each week, he […]

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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Is Getting A 40th Anniversary Documentary Music – 54 seconds ago Photo Credit: Epic Records Sony Music and the estate of Michael Jackson have teamed up for a documentary to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Thriller. Michael Jackson‘s 1982 classic Thriller is getting the documentary treatment. A collaboration between Sony Music Entertainment and Jackson’s […]

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Tyler, The Creator Festival Camp Flog Gnaw Not Returning For 2022 Music – 1 hour ago Photo Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Roc Nation Tyler, the Creator-hosted music festival Camp Flog Gnaw will not be held in 2022, instead set to return next year. Call Me If You Get Lost rapper-producer Tyler, the Creator is hitting pause on […]

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Janet Jackson Is Releasing A 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Of ‘The Velvet Rope’ Music – 4 hours ago Photo Credit: Jo Hale/Redfern On Friday, Janet Jackson is releasing a 25th anniversary deluxe edition of The Velvet Rope, with bonus tracks, B-sides, and remixes. This month marks the 25th anniversary of 1997’s The Velvet Rope by Janet Jackson. […]

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Image via NoCap/Instagram 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 has been rocking an Adelaide 36ers jersey all summer. HitKidd (feat. Aleza, Gloss Up, Slimeroni, & K […]

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Mixtape Monday: Rome Streetz, billy woods x Messiah Musik, Jacques Retro, Nejma Nefertiti, Passport Rav, WhatupVERN + More Music – 6 hours ago Photo Credit: Artist Rome Streetz, billy woods x Messiah Musik, Jacques Retro, Nejma Nefertiti, Passport Rav, WhatupVERN and more this Mixtape Monday. Rome Streetz drops the highly-anticipated KISS THE RING. billy woods […]

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Kendrick Lamar & Sampha Brought Storytelling to ‘Saturday Night Live’ Music – 54 seconds ago Photo Credit: NBC On Saturday, Kendrick Lamar took the Saturday Night Live stage to perform “Rich Spirit,” “N95” and “Father Time” with Sampha. Halfway through The Big Steppers Tour with Baby Keem and Tanna Leone, Kendrick Lamar stopped by Saturday Night […]

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Beyoncé Teases New Visuals With ‘Summer Renaissance’ Clip Music – 20 seconds ago Photo Credit: Carlijn Jacobs On Monday, Renaissance singer-songwriter Beyoncé shared a new “Summer Renaissance” clip to promote her Tiffany & Co campaign. Beyoncé hits the ballroom in a new Tiffany & Co. promotion. Donna Summer-sampled track “Summer Renaissance,” the final song on Bey’s seventh […]

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Ed Sheeran Slapped With Lawsuit That Claims He Copied Marvin Gaye Music – 4 hours ago Photo Credit: Joseph Okpako/WireImage Ed Sheeran is heading to trial following accusations that he used parts of 1972 Marvin Gaye song “Let’s Get It On” on “Thinking Out Loud.” Ed Sheeran is facing another copyright infringement lawsuit. The English […]

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Covering everything from Rage beats to niche Twitter icons. Please support the realest hip-hop blog for over a decade running by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Abe Beame thinks we can all agree that the worst days in New York are the days they cut off the water in your building because […]

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Freddie Gibbs Drops ‘$oul $old $eparately’ Album, Feat. Kelly Price, Anderson .Paak, & More Music – 4 hours ago Photo Credit: ESGN Freddie Gibbs has dropped his fifth studio album $oul $old $eparately, which guest appearances from Pusha T, Rick Ross, Scarface and more. Freddie Gibbs is back with his major label debut. On Friday (September […]

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Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Will Hagle knows that Hot Girl Summer may be over, but he’s looking forward to the start of ugly grown man who cares too much about college football season. Before he ever made it to the table, Freddie Gibbs’s story had […]

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DaBaby Claims To Be “Blackballed” Amid Low First-Week Sales Projections Of His New Album Music – 47 mins ago Photo Credit: Paras Griffin/Getty Images New DeBaby album Baby on Baby 2 will reportedly move 16,500 units in first-week sales, a major decline from his previous album, Blame It On Baby. DaBaby‘s reign is dwindling. The North Carolina rapper’s […]

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Miguel’s Kaleidoscope Dream is an album that splits time between rebellious youth and reverence for a classic feeling. We spoke to Miguel and some of his collaborators about the album, which recently turned 10. “Kaleidoscope Dream is a metaphor for our life; everyone has their own Kaleidoscope Dream, it is the life that they project […]

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Watch Lizzo Play James Madison’s 200-Year-Old Crystal Flute Music – 2 hours ago Photo Credit: Jason Koerner/Getty Images While performing in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday night, Lizzo made history by becoming the first person to play James Madison’s flute. Lizzo‘s flutist game has officially been upgraded. On Tuesday night (September 27), the “About Damn Time” […]

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Nixo/Instagram 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. NIXO x Golden – […]

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Ye Previews New Music Featuring James Blake Music – 2 hours ago Photo Credit: Neil Mockford/GC Images While attending the Burberry Spring/Summer 2023 event in London, Ye previewed a new collaboration with English musician James Blake. Ye debuted new music featuring experimental English singer-songwriter James Blake on Monday night (September 26). The Donda 2 rapper […]

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