Santigold Cancels North American Leg of ‘The Holified Tour’ Music – 3 hours ago Photo Credit: Steve Granitz/WireImage Alternative artist Santigold has cancelled her North American tour, citing inflation and music industry expenses. Santigold is putting her mental wellness first. On Monday (September 26), the Spirituals singer-songwriter published a statement about canceling the North American leg of […]

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Frank Ocean Cleared His Instagram Page, Sparking New Album Rumors Music – 4 hours ago Photo Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images Frank Ocean fans have noticed that the singer-songwriter cleared his Instagram, prompting rumors of new music from him since 2020. New music from Frank Ocean could be on the way. On Monday (September 26), fans […]

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Image via The Last Emperor/Discogs Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. David Ma’s TV ain’t HD, that’s too real. In the mid-‘90s, the sky cracked open. We were given a tale of Iliad proportions, an exuberant performance of soaring fiction, one where rap gods were paired with […]

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Image via Casper Inc/Allstar JR/ 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. Donald Morrison is always casually late to the NFT silent disco. Allstar JR  – “Run Through […]

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Nicki Minaj Receives Her Flowers At Rolling Loud New York Music – 3 days ago Photo Credit: Alyssa Pascucci for Rolling Loud New York Nicki Minaj ran through many of her biggest hits during her Rolling Loud New York headlining set on day one of the star-studded festival. On Friday evening, there was a dramatic […]

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All-Star Musical Director Adam Blackstone Releases Debut Album ‘Legacy’ Music – 4 days ago Photo by Johnny Nunez for The Recording Academy via Getty Images. Adam Blackstone finally delivers a debut proper, featuring contributions from Jill Scott, Questlove, James Poyser, Robert Glasper, Queen Latifah, Terrace Martin, Jazmine Sullivan, and more. After nearly two decades of […]

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The Time-Bending Math Behind Makaya McCraven’s Sampling Science Music – 4 days ago Photo by Sulyiman Stokes. Makaya McCraven diagrams the multi-level loop of his unique sampling style, and how nearly a decade of improvisational live performances generated the raw elements of his new album, In These Times. Makaya McCraven has always been of at […]

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Premiere: Veteran Chicago Rapper Psalm One Preps New Album With “Cristalle Jr.” Music – 5 days ago Photo Credit: @swipernoswiping_ Veteran Chicago rapper and author Cristalle Bowen aka Psalm One readies her tenth studio album Bigg Perrm with new single “Cristalle Jr.” Rapper, scholar, teacher and author Cristalle “Psalm One” Bowen tranforms into “Cristalle Jr.” in […]

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Lil Baby Remixes Tears For Fears In FIFA World Cup 2022 Anthem Music – 5 days ago Photo Credit: YouTube Lil Baby remixes 1981 Tears For Fears hit “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” as new Budweiser anthem for FIFA World Cup 2022. Atlanta-bred rapper Lil Baby is becoming a crossover sensation. The rapper, whose […]

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Image via Lillie Eiger Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Staley Sharples once tried the Hot Ones “Apollo” hot sauce and barely survived. The Spice Orange GameCube model, released only in Japan, is possibly the most hotly-debated console release among GameCube hobbyists and fans. Inspiring both love and […]

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Image via Lillie Eiger Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Staley Sharples once tried the Hot Ones “Apollo” hot sauce and barely survived. The Spice Orange GameCube model, released only in Japan, is possibly the most hotly-debated console release among GameCube hobbyists and fans. Inspiring both love and […]

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Seun Kuti And Black Thought Champion “People Power” On “Kuku Kee Me (Remix)” [Premiere] Music – 6 mins ago Photo Credit: David Corio Fresh off the release of Cheat Codes with Danger Mouse, Black Thought joins Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti on the “Kuku Kee Me (Remix).” Seun Kuti, grandson of Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti, musician and vocalist, represents […]

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SiR Wants To Bring Honesty and Vulnerability Back To R&B Music – 2 hours ago Photographs by Makeda Sandford SiR ushers in a vulnerable stage of his life with his upcoming album, Heavy. For our September cover story he speaks with us about Heavy and the duality of his career. It’s an unbearably hot summer […]

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Beyoncé Will Reportedly Go On Tour Next Summer Music – 2 hours ago Photo Credit: Mason Poole Multiple sources have told Page Six that Renaissance vocalist Beyoncé will go on tour next summer, her first tour since OTR II in 2018. Get your wallets ready, Beyhive. Multiple sources have recently told Page Six that Beyoncé […]

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Image via DaBoii/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. The Bay Area doesn’t sleep, and neither does Yousef Srour. Welcome to the first article in the BAY AREA […]

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Forever Cool: Babyface’s Legacy Is In His Artistic Evolution Music – 53 mins ago ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 09: Singer Babyface performs onstage during the Full Circle tour at The Fox Theatre on April 09, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images) Over 36 years into his solo career, Babyface’s journey from go-to hitmaker […]

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Photos courtesy of Miranda McDonald/Lindsey Byrnes/Pooneh Ghana for Primavera Los Angeles, 2022 At the top it’s just us. Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Reed Jackson vapes for Christ. Seems like there’s a music fest nearly every month in Los Angeles now.  There’s the goth one; the […]

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Mouhamed Niang/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. Mouhamed Niang – […]

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Image via PnB Rock/YouTube/Director Clifton Bell By Jayson Buford PnB Rock first emerged from Philadelphia with an unusual versatility: he could make credible post-Meek street rap and croon trap love songs like a less gimmicky Fetty Wap. His voice was solid, but it was always more than that with him. He functioned as a Future-like […]

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Image via Stockdale Baby/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. It would take a lot more than $10,000 USD to make Harley Geffner never listen to Youngboy again. […]

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Ari Lennox, Dreamville’s First Lady, Isn’t An Underdog Anymore Music – 1 hour ago Photo Credit: Mikael Selassi In this installment of Ari Lennox’s artistic journey, age/sex/location, her honest and relatable second album sheds light on the tribulations she had to conquer to get to a healthier and more confident headspace. Last week was the […]

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