1. Ab-Soul Talks About the Duality of 'These Days' Album & Danny Brown's Advice

    June 20, 2014 5:02 PM EDT Ab-Soul is focused on his own — in between jugs of cough syrup, mid-conversation naps and fights with his own label. His raps frequently evoke higher consciousness, but Ab-Soul is only half-awake — if that. It's 11:15 a.m. on a Saturday and the self-described "Black Lip Bastard…

  2. The Juice Podcast 5/16/14: Mac Miller Talks 'Faces' Mixtape & Drugs; ItsTheReal Co-Host

    May 16, 2014 1:13 PM EDT Less than a week after releasing his 24-song mixtape, "Faces" (May 12), Mac Miller calls in for this week's episode of The Juice Podcast. With ItsTheReal's Eric and Jeff Rosenthal as co-hosts, the third episode features Mac Miller elaborating on the making of "Faces…

  3. Mac Miller on New Mixtape 'Faces': 'Don’t Tell My Mama I Got a Drug Problem'

    May 11, 2014 5:58 PM EDT Mac Miller may not always keep it mom-friendly but there are surely a few out there stoked the Pittsburg rapper opted to drop a new mixtape on their special holiday.  Miller’s 24-track “Faces” includes features from the likes of ScHoolboy Q, Sir Micheal Rocks, Earl Sweatshirt, Ab-Soul,…

  4. Remember Arsenio Hall's Hot 100 Hit?

    September 09, 2013 4:20 PM EDT As the late-night host returns to TV tonight, a flashback to when he – or, rather, his alter ego Chunky A – made a Hot 100 visit with 'Owwww!' After an almost two-decade hiatus, Arsenio Hall is back on late-night TV as of tonight with the syndicated "Arsenio." The actor…

  5. Earl Sweatshirt, 'Doris': Track-By-Track Review

    August 20, 2013 1:50 PM EDT Odd Future's empire thrives off lifestyle. (The crew carries their apparel  while on tour while hard copies of their music stand as a checkout line item in their stores.) Not beholden to radio (with notable yet light chart success), Odd Future has creative freedom when curating. What…

  6. Lil B, Migos, Vince Staples & Janine And The Mixtape: Free Music Round-Up

    June 24, 2013 11:04 AM EDT As we all know, "Yeezus" took over the internet last week. This, unfortunately, meant that certain releases that deserved attention, would go unnoticed. Until now. We here at The Juice have collected some of the best, free mixtapes and LPs released last week. Whether you're a…

  7. Hip-Hop Super Tuesday: Kanye West Leads, J. Cole Gets Bigger

    June 19, 2013 5:11 PM EDT June 18 was a Super Tuesday for hip-hop, with new albums from Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller all going on sale that day. At the present, West's new "Yeezus" album is selling strongly -- though not quite as brisk as anticipated. Industry sources forecast that the set…

  8. Mac Miller, 'Watching Movies With the Sound Off': Video Track-By-Track Interview

    June 19, 2013 3:37 PM EDT Mac Miller approached his sophomore studio album, "Watching Movies With the Sound Off," the same way he's taken on life, letting the pieces naturally fall into place. "I don't plan too much. I'm a firm believer of things coming together on their own,"…

  9. Vince Staples, 'Stuck In My Ways': Exclusive Song Premiere

    June 19, 2013 2:05 PM EDT A day before releasing his free LP, "Stolen Youth" (June 20), Vince Staples shares another track from the effort titled, "Stuck In My Ways." The song, exclusively premiered here on The Juice, is produced by Mac Miller (who works as a producer under the alias of Larry…

  10. Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller Lead Hip-Hop's Super Tuesday

    June 14, 2013 3:15 PM EDT Next week could be the biggest for new rap albums in two-and-a-half years. June 18 sees the release of three hip-hop sets that are all on course for sizable sales debuts: Kanye West's "Yeezus," J. Cole's "Born Sinner" and Mac Miller's "Watching…

  11. Mac Miller Previews 'Watching Movies With the Sound Off' in NYC: First Listen

    June 13, 2013 3:40 PM EDT It's fitting that Mac Miller hosted a listening event for his forthcoming album, "Watching Movies with the Sound Off," at New York City's IFC Center yesterday (June 12). The album, which drops on June 18, contrasts from Miller's debut release, "Blue Slide Park.…

  12. The Seed: Mac Miller, Hodgy Beats, Fabolous & More

    June 01, 2013 11:15 AM EDT In preparation for the release of “Loso’s Way 2: Rise to Power,” due July 19, Fabolous unleashed the 2 Chainz-assisted, "When I Feel Like It." The David D.A. Dorman-produced track is the second single off the upcoming album behind “Ready,” featuring Chris Brown, which peaked at No…

  13. J. Cole Talks Moving Up Album Release To Compete With Kanye West: Exclusive

    May 21, 2013 2:57 PM EDT 'It's a definite statement about how I feel about my album, which is confident,' the Roc Nation rapper says. Yesterday (May 20), J. Cole announced he's moving up the release date of his upcoming album, "Born Sinner" to June 18. Initially, his sophomore…

  14. The Seed: Ab-Soul, Party Next Door, Adrian Marcel & More

    April 26, 2013 4:05 PM EDT There was a plethora of hip-hop debuts this week. Party Next Door’s “Make a Mil” made a big splash online after being posted on Drake’s October's Very Own site. The Canadian rapper sparked rumors that he has signed the new singer as a replacement for the Weeknd. Sonically, “Make a Mil”…

  15. Mac Miller Releases Flying Lotus-Produced Single, 'S.D.S.': Listen

    April 22, 2013 3:31 PM EDT Mac Miller teams up with Flying Lotus for the official single, "S.D.S. " off his sophomore album, "Watching Movies With the Sound Off." "I've been working harder on this album than any project i have ever been a part of. This is by far the most time I have…

  16. Mac Miller Turned to Drugs After 'Blue Slide Park' Criticism

    January 29, 2013 1:46 PM EST Although Mac Miller's "Blue Slide Park" album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, criticism of the debut album made the rapper turn to drugs. During an interview with Complex , Mac Miller said that despite the success of "Blue Slide Park," the first…

  17. Mac Miller to Star in Six-Part MTV2 Reality Series

    December 19, 2012 11:10 AM EST Mac Miller is headed to Hollywood. Not unlike a real-life version of HBO's "Entourage," MTV2 has begun production on reality series that follows the emerging music superstar as he and his friends -- the Most Dope crew -- leave their hometown of Pittsburgh, Penn., for the first…

  18. Lil Wayne Announces 2013 European Arena Tour

    December 18, 2012 4:30 PM EST Chainz, Mac Miller will join. Lil Wayne is embarking on his first-ever European tour in March, 2013. The 15-date trek, will pass through 10 countries in Europe, kicking off in Ireland on March 8. 2 Chainz and Mac Miller , who both headlined solo tours this year, will be joining Weezy on the…

  19. 21 Under 21: Ones To Watch 2012

    September 17, 2012 7:25 PM EDT You've already seen Billboard's 2012 list of 21 young stars under 21 who are burning the brightest in the music world, but these 12 brand-new artists could soon find their way onto the list. Return To "21 Under 21" Main Page Ryan Beatty (Age 16) On his way to becoming…

  20. Taylor Swift Booked to Play MTV VMAs

    August 21, 2012 8:50 AM EDT Six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift will perform at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards next month. But she won't be the only gold winner in the room. Taylor Swift's 'Never' Roars Toward Record Sales Debut The U.S. Women's Gymnastics team - better known as the Fab 5 -…

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