Image via Baby Stone Gorillas/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. These days Harley Geffner will tell you that T9ine is the best rapper alive. Baby Stone Gorillas  […]

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By Caleb Catlin On a scorching Phoenix afternoon circa 2007, my mom picked me up from school in my grandma’s white Buick. It was so hot you could burn your skin touching the seat belt metal. I eagerly scrolled the radio dial as she asked me about my day: what I learned at school and […]

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Trina, City Girls & Saucy Santana Leave a Mark on Florida A&M University’s Homecoming Show Music – 4 hours ago Photo Credit: Christian Whitaker for Okayplayer Rap legend Trina surprised Florida A&M University students when she appeared on stage on Saturday night. Performances from headliners City Girls provided another distinct moment for the evening. Florida […]

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No One Wants Beef With Flo Milli, Gen Z’s Rising Rap Princess Music – 8 hours ago Photo Credit: Andre Jones for Okayplayer Flo Milli divulges details behind her experiences of creating ‘You Still Here, Ho?’ her latest album, growing up, building her confidence, and more. Flo Milli is beaming. Wearing a sporty purple and […]

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The Roots Preview New Single ‘Misunderstood’ Featuring Erykah Badu & Tierra Whack Music – 6 hours ago Photo Credit: Erika Goldring/Getty Images On Thursday, The Roots debuted their new song “Misunderstood” on Hot 97, the song featuring Erykah Badu and fellow Philadelphian Tierra Whack. Dallas and Philadelphia collide on new The Roots song, “Misunderstood.” On […]

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SZA & LaKeith Stanfield Go On the Run In “Shirt” Music Video Music – 4 hours ago Photo Credit: SZA (YouTube) SZA has released the music video for “Shirt,” her first solo single in over a year, which will appear on her long-awaited sophomore album. SZA and LaKeith Stanfield get into a violent, Natural Born Killers-styled getaway […]

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Rihanna Receives Oscar-Worthy Buzz For Emotional Comeback Single “Lift Me Up” Music – 4 hours ago Photo Credit: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Rihanna has made her return to music with new single “Lift Me Up,” which will appear on the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack. Rihanna has entered the Oscar conversation. On Friday, the music icon released her long-awaited comeback […]

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Kanye Originally Wanted to Title His ‘Ye’ Album ‘Hitler’ Music – 2 hours ago Photo Credit: David Livingston/Getty Images People who were once close to Ye claim that the Donda 2 artist has had a longtime fascination with Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler. Ye‘s fascination with Adolf Hitler, the German dictator and leader of the […]

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Young RJ of Slum Village Says the Group’s New Album Is Coming Music – 4 hours ago Photo Credit: Johnny Nunez/WireImage Young RJ of Slum Village spoke with REVOLT about his history with J Dilla and the group’s surviving members preparing a new album. Nearly three decades into their career, Slum Village is preparing a […]

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Image via The Koreatown Oddity/Instagram Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Dash Lewis wants to be a celebrated writer. It’s a bright July afternoon in Los Angeles and traffic is mercifully light. Dominique Purdy, the artist, comedian, and rapper known as The Koreatown Oddity, is sitting shotgun while […]

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SZA & LaKeith Stanfield Get Flirty In Upcoming ‘Shirt’ Music Video Music – 8 hours ago Photo Credit: Joseph Okpako/WireImage SZA and Oscar-nominated actor LaKeith Stanfield star as romantic interests in the upcoming “Shirt” music video on SZA’s sophomore album. SZA and Atlanta star LaKeith Stanfield get acquainted in a flirtatious teaser for “Shirt” from SZA’s upcoming sophomore album. […]

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Steve Lacy Responds to Smashing Fan’s Camera During Tour Stop Music – 3 hours ago Photo Credit: Scott Dudelson/Getty Images for Coachella) Steve Lacy has recently gone at it with certain attendees of his Give You The World Tour, smashing a fan’s camera during a New Orleans stop. “Bad Habit” crooner Steve Lacy has gotten […]

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Image via DB.Boutabag/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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Mariah Carey Announces ‘Merry Christmas to All!’ Holiday Revue Music – 5 hours ago Photo Credit: Samir Hussein/WireImage Mariah Carey has announced two-date revue Merry Christmas to All, which will hit New York City and Toronto in December. Mariah Carey is spreading Christmas joy to New York City and Toronto this holiday season. On Monday […]

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A Hacker Is Going To Jail After Making $148,000 Off Unreleased Music From Frank Ocean, Kanye & More Music – 42 seconds ago Photo Credit: John Shearer/WireImage 23-year-old Adrian Kwiatkowski has been sentenced to 18 months in jail after stealing unreleased material from Frank Ocean, Ye and others. Top artists including Frank Ocean, Ye, Post […]

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Image via Ralfy The Plug/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 has been hired to be the guy that picks the daily BeReal times and yes, […]

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