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Dr. Dre Estimated To Have Made More Than Next 24 Wealthiest Hip-Hop Stars, Combined

It's Dre Day, and everybody's celebratin'. Following 2013's announcement that Jay Z and Puff Daddy were the Forbes Cash Kings (top earners) of the year, they can watch the throne now. As anticipated, Dr. Dre assumes the pole position—following a year where Apple bought his Beats By Dre Electronics line... Read more

The Week in Video Brought New Redman, Camp Lo, Curren$y, Your Old Droog, M.O.P., Mac Miller & More (Video Playlist)

The week in video brought closure on the mystery of Your Old Droog, freestyles from Redman, G-Unit and Freddie Gibbs, and new music videos from M.O.P., Camp Lo, Mac Miller, Jhene Aiko, Lecrae and Curren$y. See it all and more in this video playlist. Related: Last Week in Video Featured... Read more

Mac Miller Draws The Masses In With Diablo (Video)

In the realm of 2014, Mac Miller's Faces is one of the supreme releases, a free mixtape at that. Within the look, "Diablo" is especially moving. Mac, who's in the midst of a creative, cerebral surge since relocating to California and embracing his mid-twenties, can still draw major crowds. "Diablo"... Read more

Your Old Droog Continues to Taunt the Sleepers with This Mac Miller Track (Audio)

"Your Old Droog" continues to taunt the internet in a shroud of mystery. I have a very credible friend who, earlier this week, told me he met Droog and it's not Nas. I told him I'd believe him when I saw "Droog" himself in person on stage on 9/3 when... Read more

Welcome Home Nottz, With A Tape Featuring Mac Miller, Royce Da 5’9 & More (Mixtape)

Nottz began his career as a producer at the young age of 15, continuously traveling back and forth from his hometown of Norfolk, Virginia to New York City to market his art. In addition to his hard work with manager Daryl Sloan, an unexpected run in with Busta Rhymes opened... Read more

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop to Drop in June 2014 (Audio Playlist)

June brought some of the best Hip-Hop of the year, so far. We got new music from G-Unit, Common, Marsha Ambrosius & Dr. Dre, Ab-Soul & Kendrick Lamar, Souls of Mischief, Cormega, Mac Miller & Pete Rock, Black Thought, The Lox, Buckshot, Yasiin Bey & Mannie Fresh, Black Milk, Ice... Read more

What’s the Biggest Way the Internet Has Changed Hip-Hop? (Video)

The final installment of BET's 4-part Hip-Hop documentary, The Message, discusses how the digital revolution transformed Hip-Hop. Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill, Mac Miller and many of the Internet's biggest benefactors discuss its impact on their careers and the culture, generally. The episode also features Nas, Wyclef,... Read more

Mac Miller Drops His Original, Unreleased Version Of “The Star Room” (Audio)

On June 18th, a date that marked the one year anniversary of the release of Watching Movies With The Sound Off, Mac Miller unleashed the original version of his introductory track, "The Star Room." Originally produced by Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt, the track boasts soft, ethereal vocals in the style... Read more

Mac Miller Lets Go Of A Pete Rock-Produced Track Featuring ScHoolboy Q (Audio)

One year ago this week (June 18 to be exact), Mac Miller released his critical sophomore album, Watching Movies With The Sound Off. Famously released the same day as Kanye West's Yeezus, and J. Cole's Born Sinner, many Heads professed that the then-Rostrum Records MC made the best album within... Read more

The Best Hip-Hop in May Included Slaughterhouse, KRS-One, Ghostface, Ab-Soul, Common, Cormega, The Roots & Much More (Audio Playlist)

Before we get too deep into June, here's a look back at some of the best Hip-Hop to drop in May and there was an abundance...You'll hear new music from Slaughterhouse, Cormega, KRS-One, Ab-Soul, Rapsody, Ghostface, Common, Mac Miller, De La Soul, Nitty Scott, MC, The Roots, Blu, Freddie Gibbs,... Read more

Mac Miller’s Music Has Many Faces, He Displays Some New Ones (Mixtape)

Mac Miller seemingly never stops recording music. Now independent, the Pittsburgh native MC/producer maintains his free reign on releasing product. Over the holiday weekend, M.M. unleashed Faces. Largely self-produced 24 tracks feature some predictable collaborations like Vince Staples, ScHoolboy Q, and Sir Michael Rocks, along with some edgy expansions, including Rick... Read more

Take a Psychedelic Trip Into the Mind of Mac Miller in the Video for Avian (Video)

Mac Miller has released a trippy video for one of the illest cuts on his acclaimed album, Watching Movies with the Sound Off. The video for Avian is a colorful psychedelic trip, perhaps into the mind of Mac, himself. Whatever the case may be, the visuals match the clever wordplay... Read more

Mac Miller Freaks A Classic Jazz Piano Loop For Some Stream Of Consciousness (Audio)

Mac Miller, now fully independent, has been really vibing out and defying convention. Larry Fisherman (Mac's behind-the-boards alter-ego) looped and altered some Duke Ellington & John Coltrane for "Diablo." On what appears to be a stream of consciousness cut, Most Dope's most dope speaks out against superficial parties, stresses, and... Read more

Mac Miller Says He Hates White Rappers on His Latest Song…(Audio)

Mac Miller is on a psychedelic trip on his latest release, Erica's House. In addition to saying he hates white rappers, he expresses his dissatisfaction with being confused with Macklemore, among other things. Obviously, the song is cheeky but Mac's rhyme skills are getting more serious by the song. Check... Read more

Ambrosia For Head’s 13 Best Hip-Hop Albums Of 2013 (Food For Thought)

2013 was a different kind of year in music. Not only did Rick Rubin return to crafting Hip-Hop albums, but he had a hand in three of the genre's biggest releases from top artists like Jay Z, Eminem, and Kanye West. Meanwhile, as has been the case over the last... Read more

Clams Casino Releases Another Block Of Instrumentals, Including Beats For MF DOOM & Mac Miller (Mixtape)

Nutley, New Jersey's own, Clams Casino, stayed strong in 2013. Amidst a three, four-year run with joints for A$AP Rocky, Lil B, Mac Miller, and MF DOOM, C.C. stays the course. In keeping with tradition, he released a new Instrumentals download project. Over the years, these have defied genre and... Read more

Mac Miller Continues His Soulful Sonic Journey on Eggs Aisle (Audio)

2013 was a transitional year for Mac Miller. He went from crafting more light-hearted music in the past to releasing an album that was deep, introspective and very soulful, with Watching Movies with the Sound Off. Tonight, he is releasing a new album called Live From Space, and he's shown... Read more

Mac Miller Continues His Run For This Year’s Most Improved MC on I Come in Peace (Audio)

This week, Mac Miller announced that he was headed back to Pittsburgh for some holiday fun. Presumably upon landing, Larry Fisherman linked with Big Jerm and P. Fish for "I Come In Peace." The record includes some of Mac's incredibly stepped-up 2013 lyricism, with a lot of in-the-moment references to... Read more

Mac Miller Kicks A Powerful, Smoky Freestyle For SBTV (Video)

The realness in Mac Miller's raps in 2013 might go overlooked by some, but there's so much there. Nonchalantly, Mac smokes a cigarette through his SBTV freestyle over The Notorious B.I.G. & 112's minimalistic "Sky's The Limit" instrumental. Mac makes the beat his own, and kicks some fly bars with... Read more

Mac Miller Has 10 Examples Of Delusional Thomas (Mixtape)

After a relatively quiet year in mixtapes (save for Rapsody, Chance, and K.R.I.T.), this week has been downright monstrous. Fans of free Hip-Hop music rejoice. Following yesterday's Halloween onslaught, Mac Miller hits fans with Delusional Thomas. Always having fan with titles, the Rostrum Records MC/producer drops 10 songs (under the... Read more

Chuck Inglish, Mac Miller & Ab-Soul Channel The Beastie Boys In Came Thru / Easily (Video)

The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish built a reputation on combining late '80s 808 drums with futuristic flows and style. For the video for "Came Thru / Easily," Chuck channels The Beastie Boys, tracking shots with his homies Ab-Soul and Mac Miller. Some dope animation matches the songs sensibilities nicely. Came... Read more

Chuck Inglish – Came Thru/Easily ft Mac Miller & Ab-Soul

Chuck Inglish drops off his new single "Come Thru/Easily" with an eclectic cast of feature MCs. With Chuck spitting last, the track also features Mac Miller and Ab-Soul blessing the mic over some southern bounce production. The song is from Chuck Inglish's upcoming EP Easily which drops later this fall. Related: Pusha T... Read more

Mac Miller – The Star Room (Video)

Intoxicated might be an ideal word to describe yourself after watching this one. From his album Watching Movies With The Sound Off, Mac Miller drops off the visuals for his latest track "The Star Room," which depicts some of the troubles he has encountered recently in his celebrity status. In one... Read more

Rapsody – Generation ft Mac Miller & Jared Evan (Prod. 9th Wonder)

Rapsody drops another hot collaboration with Mac Miller over a deep 9th Wonder track. Check out Generation also featuring Jared Evan. Related: Rapsody – Dark Knights ft Wale (Audio)... Read more

Mac Miller – I Am Who I Am (Killin’ Time) (Video)

There should be no question about how much Mac Miller's rap skills have evolved once you listen to I Am Who I Am (Killin' Time). He settles in the pocket with a flow that is rapid-fire yet laid back over a dark track. He couples the song with trippy imagery... Read more

Pete Rock & Camp Lo – Megan Good ft Mac Miller

Now THIS is a crazy combination. Mac Miller joins Pete Rock and Camp Lo on the first release off their forthcoming 80 Blocks From Tiffany's Pt II LP. Check out Megan Good. Related: Pete Rock & Camp Lo - 80 Blocks From Tiffany's (Mixtape)... Read more

Mac Miller – Gees ft Schoolboy Q (Video)

Mac Miller releases a truly bugged out video (literally and metaphorically--there are tons of grasshoppers and the dominant color is purple...) for Gees, his collaboration with Schoolboy Q. Check it out below. Related: Mac Miller Performs with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)... Read more

AFH: Best Hip-Hop of June 2013 (Audio Playlist)

As we ease into July 4th weekend, here's a look back at the best hip-hop that dropped in June. You'll hear music from J. Cole, Nas, Curren$y, Mac Miller, Kanye West, Wu-Tang Clan, Rick Ross, Jadakiss, Posdnuos, Kid Tsunami, Drake, LL Cool J, Slum Village, Wale, Lupe Fiasco, Joey Bada$$,... Read more

Mac Miller Performs with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Mac Miller rocked with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Check out his performance of S.D.S. (and do not sleep on that Watching Movies with the Sound Off album...). Related: Mac Miller – Suplexes Inside of Complexes & Duplexes ft Jay Electronica (Audio)... Read more

Vince Staples & Larry Fisherman (aka Mac Miller) – Stolen Youth (Full Album Stream)

Vince Staples and Larry Fisherman (aka Mac Miller) release their free album. You an listen to and download Stolen Youth below. Related: Cashius Green – I Ain’t Happy ft Vince Staples (Video)... Read more

Vince Staples – Stuck in My Ways

Mac Miller has some real skills as a producer--real enough that you should remember the name Larry Fisherman (his alias) because it's going to be around for a while. He laced Vince Staples with a dope track and Vince responded in kind with a substantive rhyme about the inner conflict... Read more

Hip-Hop Super Tuesday – Kanye West – Yeezus + J. Cole – Born Sinner + Mac Miller – Watching Movies With the Sound Off + Statik Selektah – Extended Play

Today is the best Tuesday for hip-hop in a long time. With the release of Kanye West's Yeezus, J. Cole's Born Sinner, Mac Miller's Watching Movies with the Sound Off and Statik Selektah's Extended Play, there is something for all fans of hip-hop. Whether you like underground or commercial, artsy... Read more

Mac Miller – Watching Movies With the Sound Off (Full Album Stream)

With all the commotion about Kanye West and J. Cole's albums dropping tomorrow (as well as Statik Selektah), some may have forgotten about Mac Miller...Quietly, he has put together an incredibly solid album. His lyrics have improved 10-fold since his last album, as have the beats and features (Ab-Soul, Schoolboy... Read more

Vince Staples – Killin’ Y’all ft Ab-Soul (Prod. Larry Fisherman aka Mac Miller)

Ab-Soul murders another Mac Miller beat. This time it's via a guest verse on Vince Staples' Killin' Y'all. Tough joint. Check it out below. Related: Ab-Soul – The End is Near ft Mac Miller (Audio)... Read more

Mac Miller – Gees ft Schoolboy Q

Mac Miller and Schoolboy Q link up on a Chuck Inglish beat. The result? Dopeness. Check out Gees. Related: Mac Miller – Suplexes Inside of Complexes & Duplexes ft Jay Electronica (Audio)... Read more

Mac Miller – Suplexes Inside of Complexes & Duplexes ft Jay Electronica

Mac Miller gets a verse from the elusive Mr. Electronica. Check out Suplexes Inside of Complexes & Duplexes. Related: Ab-Soul – The End is Near ft Mac Miller (Audio)... Read more

Statik Selektah – 21 & Over ft Mac Miller & Sean Price (Video)

June 18 is about too be a Super Tuesday for hip-hop, with the release of albums from Kanye, J. Cole, Statik Selektah and Mac Miller. Here's a video for a collabo between 2 of those 4. Check out Statik Selektah's 21 & Over featuring Sean Price & Mac Miller. Related:... Read more

Statik Selektah – 21 & Over ft Sean Price & Mac Miller

Sean Price and Mac Miller make for an unexpected combo. Add a Statik Selektah track to the mix and it works. Check out 21 & Over. Related: Statik Selektah – Bird’s Eye View ft Raekwon, Joey Bada$$ & Black Thought (Audio)... Read more

Mac Miller-5 Fingers Of Death Freestyle

Mac Miller stopped by Sway In The Morning and decided to drop a few bars over this classic Big L track. Check out the session and tell us how he did. Related:Mac Miller Freestyles on the Funkmaster Flex Show (Video)... Read more

Mac Miller Freestyles on the Funkmaster Flex Show (Video)

Mac Miller straight bullies the mic over the Survival of the Fittest beat on the Funkmaster Flex Show. Check out the video. Related: Mac Miller – SDS (Video)... Read more

Mac Miller – SDS (Video)

Mac Miller's video for SDS is just as bugged out as the Flying Lotus-produced track. Check it out below. Related: Ab-Soul – The End is Near ft Mac Miller (Audio)... Read more

Ab-Soul – The End is Near ft Mac Miller

Here's a new joint from Ab-Soul and he spits that flame like he had something to prove. Check out The End is Near featuring Mac Miller. Hot! Related: Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul, Action Bronson & Travis Scott – XXL Freshmen Cypher Pt. 1 (Video) Head over to Rap Genius to get... Read more

Mac Miller – All the Time ft Ab-Soul

Mac Miller and Ab-Soul flow like a couple of cool kids over this Chuck Inglish beat. Check out All the Time. Related: Rapsody – Round Table Discussion ft Mac Miller & The Cool Kids (Audio)... Read more

Pac Div – Black Acura ft Mac Miller & Raven Sorvino

Here's a tough new minimalist track from Pac Div--nothing but beats & rhymes. Check out Black Acura featuring Mac Miller & Raven Sorvino. Related: Pac Div - Bank (Audio)... Read more

Rapsody – Round Table Discussion ft Mac Miller & The Cool Kids

Here's another dope new song from Rapsody that was produced by 9th Wonder. The soulful track is called Round Table Discussion and features Mac Miller & The Cool Kids. Everybody's in the pocket on this one. Rapsody's album, The Idea of Beautiful, drops on 8/28. Related: Rapsody - Believe Me... Read more

Mac Miller – America ft Casey Veggies & Joey Bada$$ (Video)

Joey Bada$$ and Casey Veggies join Mac Miller on his song America. Check out the video. Related: Mac Miller - Cold featuring Curren$y... Read more

Skillz – Good Evening

Here's a new one from Skillz over Mac Miller's Good Evening track. Check it out below. Related: Skillz talks about his earliest musical influences (Video) [caption id="attachment_10781" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Skillz - Good Evening"][/caption] Here's the Mac Miller joint. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ST4HeGPuw8Y... Read more

Mac Miller – DJ Semtex Freestyle (Video)

Mac Miller kicks some verses, including some true freestyles, over classic beats produced by DJ Premier, Pete Rock and more. Check out the video below. Related: Mac Miller - Cold featuring Curren$y... Read more

Mac Miller & Curren$y – Cold

Here's a laid-back new collabo between Mac Miller and Curren$y that was produced by The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish. As with almost all tracks featuring Curren$y, it's soulful. Check out Cold. Related: Mac Miller - Macadelic (Mixtape)... Read more

De La Soul’s DJ Maseo – I Bring The Soul & He Brings The Funk ft Mac Miller

Posdnous and Trugoy have been putting in work lately. Now it's time to give the DJ some. Here's a new song from Maseo's upcoming project which features Mac Miller (his 2nd collabo with a De La Soul member). Check out I Bring The Soul & He Brings The Funk. It's... Read more