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Album Review: Mac Miller – “Blue Slide Park”

November 12th, 2011 by | Album/Mixtape/EP Review, Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop |

Mac Miller‘s debut album Blue Slide Park dropped on Tuesday. Between my buddies and I, it has received mixed reviews. I personally like it. Yes, it is more on the pop side but so are most artist’s debut albums. I love the instrumentals and his rapping is very solid as well. I am sure that at some point in the near future we will hear some of these songs on major radio stations. Below are some of my favorite tracks off the album. Enjoy!

“Man In The Hat”

“Up All Night”

“Smile Back”

“Loitering”

“Missed Calls”

“My Team”

Purchase the entire album on itunes.

new hip-hop from the Steel City

August 4th, 2010 by | Hip-Hop/Rap |
Wiz Khalifa
Mac Miller

So last week, we awarded our first “Prospect of the Week” to Mac Miller, an 18-year old Pittsburgh native who recently signed a record deal with Rostrum Records, the same label as Wiz Khalifa. This week he put out the song “Don’t Mind If I Do”, which samples pop/rock band Owl City, and I must say it’s pretty good.

Also this week, an unreleased track by Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa entered the blogosphere, “Fly Solo” and after hearing it, I had to post it. After being named “Hottest Breakthrough MC of 2010” by MTV, Wiz Khalifa got a new record deal, signing with Atlantic Records, via his indie label Rostrum Records. Khalifa is launching a 55-date “Waken Baken” Tour in North America in mid-September on the heels of his sold-out “Deal or No Deal” tour this summer.

Both these guys are moving up in terms of popularity and their music is only getting better. Check out “Don’t Mind If I Do” and “Fly Solo”.

Wiz Khalifa – Fly Solo by teamsy
Mac Miller – “Don’t Mind If I Do”
ENJOY!

Prospect of the Week: Mac Miller

July 30th, 2010 by | Hip-Hop/Rap, Miscellaneous |

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A new feature were starting is Prospect of the Week, where we profile an up-and-coming musician each week. We consider them a “prospect” until they reach the big time with a debut album, songs playing on the radio, music videos on MTV, etc.

This week 18-year old Pittsburgh hip-hop artist Mac Miller is our prospect of the week since last week he signed a deal with Rostrum Records, the same label Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is under. Mac is releasing his third mixtape on August 13th entitled “K.I.D.S”. His debut album is expected to be released in early 2011. Below are a few tracks by him and above is his latest music video, released July 26th.

http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fsoundcloud.com%2Fzestways%2F14-cruise-control-ft-wiz-khalifa-prod-mac-miller-dru-tang 14 Cruise Control Ft. Wiz Khalifa (Prod. Mac Miller & Dru Tang) by zestways

http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fsoundcloud.com%2Fbeforethebigs%2Fmac-miller-snap-back Mac Miller – Snap Back by BeforeTheBigs
http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fsoundcloud.com%2Fbeforethebigs%2Fchris-webby-i-need-a-dollar-feat-mac-miller Chris Webby – I Need A Dollar (Feat. Mac Miller) by BeforeTheBigs
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