Frank N Beats Mix: 006 October 14, 2014
Aaron Frank prefers turning up to looking at pictures on the wall. As the state of the site has reflected, it’s been a stressful transition period for us here at Passion of the Weiss in recent weeks. Luckily, our patience and hard work has paid off, and together with his design team, Jeff has restructured a […]
T.I’s rap mannequin Iggy Azalea might have manufactured the biggest hit, but opinions differ greatly on which artist composed the finest track this summer. In part one of this feature, the Passionweiss staff chose their favourites with suggestions including Migos, Bobby Shmurda and a Columbian rap star who’s name translates to “Mr Black President.” Part […]
Travis Scott’s Discomfort September 18, 2014
When Brad Beatson dies, bury him with velour on Listening to Travi$ Scott is frustrating. He isn’t a great rapper like Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, or Migos—all of whom shine on Days Before Rodeo—but a stylist whose music sounds better in album format. Most of his songs are as scattershot as a random 5-minute sample from my average […]
Brad Beatson’s career playoff numbers mirror Roy Hibbert As Yeezy season approaches we get some new music from Travi$ Scott featuring Medium Sean, and a free EP from 2Chainz. The single from Scott hits because of his continued willingness to maximize space on records. Here, joined by producers Vinylz and Ritter, they pair a brooding […]
Brad Beatson wrote this from the inside of a sarcophagus. Above is the video for Travi$ Scott’s “Uptown” featuring A$AP Ferg, released on December 1st. It’s the second he’s put out this year in which the titular song doesn’t drop until 2+ minutes into the video. The other, “Upper Echelon,” is posted after the jump. […]