Ab-Soul Says Mac Miller Is His Favorite Rapper

Ab-Soul, a member of Black Hippy along with Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock and ScHoolboy Q, recently made a Twitter post regarding his favorite rapper of the moment. According to Soul, that title belongs to Mac Miller.

“Mac Miller is my favorite rapper at the moment,” Soul said in a Twitter post today (January 12).

The post follows a ScHoolboy Q Reddit AMA, which included information about Mac Miller as well.

“Me and Mac wanna do a alternative album, but Rap keeps me tied up,” ScHoolboy Q said when asked about an artist he would do a collaborative album with.

During the AMA, Q was also asked how he and Mac became close.

“We went on tour and was smoking weed,” Q said. “He played me his new shit and I became a fan.”

Mac Miller has been a frequent collaborator with members of TDE. In September 2012, Miller spoke with HipHopDX about his bond with Top Dawg emcees and how this relationship came about.

Ab-Soul’s Twitter post about Mac Miller can be found below.

original story by hiphopdx

Mac Miller Talks Kendrick Lamar’s “Control Verse”, Steelers, Larry Fisherman & More With Pepsi

Mac Miller In Pepsi’s Artist of the Week. As part of the honor, Mac did an exclusive with Pepsi, where he talked about several important topics including Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse, his struggling Pittsburgh Steelers, Larry Fisherman and much more.

After Kendrick Lamar’s verse on “Control,” you said you would come out with the “wildest adjective bars.” What are some the wildest adjective bars you’ve come up with so far?

I was just cutting up. (Laughs) I don’t have any adjective bars yet. I wanted to say something in terms of [being] stupid because everyone was taking it so seriously. Like, I don’t know, me, personally, I thought it was whatever. I didn’t feel dissed or anything.

Read the full interview & article at Pepsi

Kid Cudi Reveals Three Favorite Young Rappers

Both Kid Cudi and Asher Roth we’re featured on the first ever XXL Freshman Class cover back in 2009.  Even though he his a “new school” rapper, he is older then the classes that have been chosen to be part of the Freshman Class.  So you want to know who  Kid Cudi’s “younger rappers” are?
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Fan Blog: Under The Influence Of Music Tour (Scarborough, ME 7/31)

Tuesday night had the Under The Influence of Music Tour hit Scarborough,ME. We had a couple of people on hand to be apart of yet another ‘Fan Blog’. Continue reading below to hear what the fans had to say.

If you have pictures, videos or want to write a review from your “Under The Influence” experience email me at pitpanther01@khalifafans.com.

Here is what our buddy Stephen had to say about the show:

I arrived at the show at 5pm was in line at the merchandise booth when Boaz came on stage to do a few songs. He did a dope job on stage before Chevy came out to Homerun and did some tracks off Gangland.

A few tracks from the Cook Out followed, before he did the Yonkers freestyle and another off the top of his head. Then Schoolboy Q and Kendrick Lamar did there thing. With Chiddy Bang performing in between with songs like Breakfast, opposite of adults, and mind your manners. Chiddy also did a freestyle using words fans shouted out to him.

more of this review + pics and videos after the jump

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Mac Miller Makes 2011 XXL Freshman List

The cover for XXLs yearly freshman list has leaked today and sure enough Pittsburghs own Mac Miller makes the cover! Congrats to him for this huge honor and lets hope it leads to some of the same success Wiz Khalifa has achieved since being named to the cover last year.
Other names appearing on the cover include Big K.R.I.T., Kendrick Lamar, Lil B, Lil Twist, Yelawolf, Diggy Simmons, CyHi Da Prynce, YG, Fred The Godson, and Meek Mill.

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