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Mac Miller Announces That He Is Parting Ways With Rostrum Records

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It appears Mac Miller and his many alter egos have decided to leave their home of 4 years. Mac Miller has become a blueprint of sorts for independent rappers across the country, releasing two number one albums in the past 3 years with no major label deal. Rostrum Records, the independent label that signed him […]

Mac Miller Achieves “Youforia”

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Mac Miller is attempting to find that eternal high in his latest visual. For the close of his summer release Watching Movies With The Sound Off, Mac rehashes his Space Migration tour with an exclusive glimpse of his performances, intense rehearsals, behind the curtains of his shows with his people and more. The visual ultimately […]

Mac Miller Talks Loaded Lux Diss, Jay Electronica & More

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Mac Miller discusses a few tracks from his latest album Watch Movies With The Sound Off, Loaded Lux’s diss, Jay Electronica’s feature and more. During a sit down with HardKnock tv, Mac Miller got the chance to address the Loaded Lux diss at the end of “Red Dot Music,” admitting that “[Lux] ethered me, he […]

Video: Mac Miller x Niki Randa ‘I am Who Am (Killin’ Time)

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Mac Miller dropped his latest visual from Watching Movies With The Sound Off: “I Am Who Am (Killin’ Time).” The Rex Arrow directed video sees Mac Miller sitting in a garden of lights, Invisible Man style, as he rhymes about the anxieties facing his fans and the youth growing up now. Niki Randa is featured on the […]

First Week Sales Are In For June 18th

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The dust has settled and the numbers are in… June 18th, a monumental date for hip-hop, delivered us albums from Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller. Together, the three have amassed over 700,000 units sold. HitsDailyDouble reports that Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ took the lead with 328,800 units sold followed closely by J. Cole’s ‘Born […]

Record Report: Mac Miller – ‘Watching Movies with the Sound Off’

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Label: Rostrum Records Production: Earl Sweatshirt, Larry Fisherman, Randomblackdude, Flying Lotus, Clams Casino, I.D. Labs, Pharrell, Chuck Inglish, SAP, The Alchemist, AdoTheGod Written by: Ben Lester (bjams11) 10, 9, 8, 7, the theater lights begin to fade. 6, 5, 4, the countdown on the screen continues and the audience settles into their seats. 3, 2, […]

The Pros & Cons of Dropping On Hip-Hop’s Biggest Release Date

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“I’mma drop the album the same day as Kanye/just to show the boys a man now like Wanya” – J.Cole (Forbidden Fruit) Written by Danny McLean (@KingDanny__) Marketing strategies are nothing more but essential in business, especially the music business. Labels, artists, and management all throw on their thinking caps when planning the best way […]

Tuesday The 18th Approaches & We Give You Our Take On Sales Projections

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Sales projections are in and tomorrow is the big day. Here is our take. If you are a fan of hip-hop then I am sure you studiously listened to Yeezus, Born Sinner, and Watching Movies with the Sound Off with acute vigilance. Numbers do talk, but are they saying anything worth listening to? The bottom […]

Mac Miller On Getting Jay Electronica To Rap On His Album

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At least it worked. Mac Miller‘s Watching Movies With The Sound Off is dropping this coming Tuesday, June 18th, and he’s looking to do some numbers. Despite dropping on the same day as monopolizing powerhouse Kanye West, and Roc Nation rap star J. Cole, Mac is confident in his and Rostrum’s efforts, and is charging […]

The Experience Of Watching Movies With The Sound Off

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Mac Miller treated a small crowd in New York City to a listening event that mirrored a night at the movies. Just last night, an unassuming Mac Miller and the Rostrum Records team invited a few fine folks out to a small movie theater in the West Village. Complimentary candy, pizza, beverages, and popcorn were […]

Check Out The Mac Miller x Neff 2013 Spring/Summer Collection

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Mac Miller links up with the sports apparel brand Neff for a small collection of accessories inspired by Mac’s upcoming project Watching Movies With The Sound Off. The collection is composed of a wristwatch called “The MacLock,” which features Aztec print and a Aztec print snapback called “The MillTop.” The Mac Miller x Neff Collection […]

Editorial: Why Kanye West Will Outsell Both Mac Miller And J. Cole On June 18th

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Yeezus, Born Sinner & Watching Movies, in that order (bro). This, in and of itself, is a tricky subject. The business of predicting album sales has become increasingly difficult, as the complexity with which artists and labels lead their campaigns continues to develop. With no mainstream hit, one music video, and no gimmicky promotion scheme, […]