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Mac Miller Was A Shining Example To All That Authenticity Always Triumphs

“Like how could he go? He was part lion.” That lyric, pulled from Mac Miller’s 2013 track “REMember,” was a heartfelt inquiry addressed to the universe. How, at such a young age of 20-years-old and a future so bright, could it be possible for his dear friend Ruben Eli Mitrani to... Read more

Mac Miller Has Passed Away At The Age Of 26

The Hip-Hop community is mourning the death of Mac Miller. The 26-year-old Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania MC and producer born Malcolm James McCormick was pronounced dead by first responders today (September 7) at Miller's San Fernando Valley, California home according to TMZ. Sources told the publication that the death appears to be... Read more

Taliwhoah Is The UK’s Latest Musical Export. She’s Going Worldwide (Video)

Rostrum Records’ Taliwhoah has been releasing music for over two years now. Yet, her latest single and music video “Details” has gained a vast amount of attention for her to possibly become a recognized artist in the industry. The London-born and Los Angles-based singer and songwriter had an authentic introduction... Read more

Finding The GOAT: Wiz Khalifa vs. Drake…Who You Got? (Video)

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

Finding The GOAT: Mac Miller vs. ScHoolboy Q…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

Mac Miller Inks A Deal With Warner Bros. For 8 Figures & Drops Off A Loosie (Audio)

After a January, 2014 amicable-but-high profile exit from the Rostrum Records team that helped bring him to stardom, Mac Miller has officially made his next move. The Most Dope front man has headed to Warner Bros. Records, according to The Fader. The report states that the deal, including housing M.M.'s... Read more

Boaz Deserves Your Attention, Check Intuition (Album Stream)

Quietly and consistently, Boaz has built a strong career. The Rostrum Records artist (Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, etc.) is nothing like his label-mates/homies new or old, instead, he's got a street-struck grittiness, with an introspection that few artists naturally possess. Intuition lives up to its name, and with D-Block, Fashawn,... Read more

Boaz Gives It To ‘Em Straight, Not Late On Intuition (Video)

On October 28, Boaz is dropping Intuition, his latest album. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania MC is owning his moment, with introspective, thoughtful street-savvy songs. The title track finds Boaz recalling his youth, a homogenous mixture of falling in love with the Hip-Hop he saw through older relatives, and the fruits of... Read more

Boaz is For Real. Just Listen to His Mathematics (Audio)

While first Wiz Khalifa, and later, Mac Miller ascended to international stardom, Rostrum Records' Boaz patiently waited. The quiet MC spoke loud on his records, showing another side of Pittsburgh than where Taylors walk, or where Most Dope lurks. On "Mathematics," from Real Name, No Gimmicks (September 4), Bo' makes... Read more

Visit Wiz Khalifa’s Blacc Hollywood (Album Stream)

One week before its public August 19 release, Wiz Khalifa gives a tour of his Blacc Hollywood. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania MC, who now calls Hollywood home offers a detailed experience of his twenties: a platter of self-medication, fame, fun, and love. The Rostrum/Atlantic Records album features longtime collaborator Curren$y, as... Read more

Wiz Khalifa Gets Lifted With A Deeper Musicality Than Usual (Audio)

In the last four years, Wiz Khalifa has mastered injecting vibe into music. A proficient rapper early in his career, the Taylor Gang General makes mood music, for life's more perplexing moments. With a new sound in his upcoming Blacc Hollywood album, Wiz vibes out on "So High." Featuring Ghost... Read more

Memories Make The G-Code On Boaz & Scarface’s Hard To Forget It (Audio)

Pittsburgh-meets-Houston as Scarface lends a powerful hand to the Steel City's patient vet Boaz, of the Larimer section. Down with Rostrum Records for years, Bo' has amassed a slow and steady pace to match his hard, street-tested vantage point on the microphone. "Hard To Forget It" finds Brad and Bo'... 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