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Blue Side Park is Renamed After Mac Miller

Blue Side Park has been renamed after the late great rapper Mac Miller in his honor according to the Maps App. It is a playground in Pittsburgh called Frick Park. There weren’t any official announcements that were made, however, there was a Mac Miller account that had tweeted about it and pointed out on Google Maps.

It was even pulled up on the Yelp website. There is a petition going around to do a name change of the park but there are “strict rules” to do this.

After his death, visuals were held at the famed park in his honor and many fans gathered to pay respects.

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Ariana Grande Clarifies Tweets Directed Toward Cardi B’s ‘Best Rap Album’ Win

Ariana Grande did not perform at the 2019 Grammys as previously stated but near the conclusion of the event, her presence was still felt. When Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy was announced as the winner for Best Rap Album, besting Pusha-T, Nipsey Hussle, Travis Scott, and the late Mac Miller, Grande sounded off on the timeline with “trash” in reference to the decision.

“Trash” was not the only message sent by the “7 Ringz” singer, she followed it with individual tweets that read “fuck.,” “bullshit,” and “literal bullshit.”

Quickly, Grande clarified that she was not attempting to rain on Cardi’s moment, instead was upset that her ex-bae Mac Miller was not awarded, citing his family was invited to the ceremony and the effort he put into the album.

Cardi B thanked fans and more in a second acceptance speech that went directly to her Instagram and stated she was sharing the award with Mac Miller after having a moment with his family. Cardi detailed Miller’s family wanted her to win if it was not awarded to him.

Ariana Grande also reached out in an effort of congratulations to the Invasion of Privacy creator. A source close to Grande also confirmed to PEOPLE that “it has nothing to do with Cardi.”

Grande was also a winner, taking him Best Pop Vocal Album for Sweetener.

 

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5 Times Mac Miller Proved He Was A Sneakerhead In His Lyrics

Happy birthday, Mac Miller!

From the start of his career until the unfortunate end that took him from us just over four months ago on September 7, 2018, Mac Miller was always an avid sneakerhead. His breakout mixtape hit “Nikes On My Feet” is one of the best examples on wax that represents a love for rubber soles, and one of the best uses of a classic Nas sample too, might we add. It wasn’t rare to find the Pittsburgh-bred MC rocking a fresh pair of Vans on the regular, or even hit the stage in some of the freshest pair of Js. Simply put, Mac was one of the most famous faces out there that shared our collective kick obsession, so we had to remember the GRAMMY-nominated rapper on what would’ve been his 27th birthday in a way we hope he would’ve appreciated.

Keep scrolling to see 5 of our favorite rap lyrics by Mac Miller that reference his love for sneakers, and share a few of your own favorite bars by the fallen rapper over on our Facebook and Twitter:


5. “Knock Knock” – K.I.D.S. (2010)

“New kicks give me cushion like whoopie
Keep a smile like an Eat’n Park cookie
Everything good, I’m white boy awesome
Up all night – Johnny Carson”


4. “Life Ain’t Easy” – Best Day Ever (2011)

“When I get old I’m a be real cool
Sittin’ on the porch with a fresh pair of shoes
Whole bunch of stories for the neighborhood kids
Tell ’em to believe, they be makin’ it big”


3. “Conversation Pt 1” – Swimming (2018)

“Okay, why you always hatin’?
Lacin’ up my sneakers I be running out of patience
Yeah, it ain’t your money ’till you make it
Otherwise, it’s just a conversation”


2.”No” – Piffsburgh (2011)

“Hype like pom-poms, tied into some Long Johns
Finally some brand new gear that I got on
New shoes and some twenty dollar socks on
Me and my people stay connected like a dot com”


1. “Nikes On My Feet” – K.I.D.S. (2010)

“I make ’em so mad, they got no swag
Pippens on my feet — they the throwbacks”


R.I.P., young Mac. Keep swimming forever…

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Twitter Salutes The Late, Great Mac Miller On His Born Day #MacMiller

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The Hip-Hop community lost one of its brightest stars in Mac Miller last year, just as he was embarking on his most expansive creative journey yet as a musician. Today would have been Miller’s 27th birthday, and Twitter is celebrating the late Pittsburgh star.

From close collaborators like Thundercat, and other artists such as Juicy J, the outpouring of love and the like for the artist born Malcolm James McCormick has been quite a sight to see. Miller’s massive fanbase also used the social media network to express their wishes and memories.

We’ve collected some of the responses from Twitter celebrating Mac Miller’s birthday below.

Rest Powerfully In Peace, Mac.

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Mac Miller’s Parents Plan To Accept Their Son’s ‘Rap Album Of The Year’ Award At The Grammys

The parents of deceased Pittsburgh rap mainstay Mac Miller will be in attendance at this year’s Grammy Awards.

Miller’s Swimming album was posthumously nominated for Album Of The Year and according to TMZ, the Millers will be present to accept the award in his name if he wins.

Tragedy struck last year when Miller passed away from an accidental overdose in his California home. He was only 26 years old.

According to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner, Miller, 26, passed away from “mixed drug toxicity,” that included “fentanyl, cocaine and ethanol.” “The manner of death was certified as an accident,” according to RadarOnline.

Last year, several rappers paid tribute to the fallen rapper through song, including Travis Scott and Post Malone.

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Mac Miller’s Parents Plan To Attend & Accept “Rap Album Of Year” At Grammy Awards

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Late rapper Mac Miller‘s family are going to pull through at next month’s Grammy Awards. New reports claim the Pittsburgh native’s parents plan to attend the ceremony and accept the trophy for “Best Rap Album of the Year” if he wins.

According to reports, Mac’s day ones are expected to show up and represent him at the 2019 show.

Sources close to Mac’s fam tell TMZ … his parents will attend the awards show and they plan to accept his Grammy for rap album of the year, if their son wins. As you know … Mac’s album “Swimming” was posthumously nominated for rap album of the year, his first ever Grammy nomination. (TMZ)

Back in November, reports claimed an accidental overdose on September 7 at Miller’s Studio City home in California ultimately killed him.

According to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner, Miller, 26, passed away from “mixed drug toxicity,” that included “fentanyl, cocaine and ethanol.” “The manner of death was certified as an accident,” a spokesperson for the medical examiner told Radar in a statement. (RadarOnline)

Last fall, various musicians united in California to remember Miller’s life with a tribute concert.

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In September, Houston rapper Travis Scott shared a Mac Miller-inspired freestyle during a Las Vegas concert.

“It’s the superstar boy, Malcolm that’s my boy/Mac Miller I love you, always be my boy/From that 412, yeah/From that 41210, yeah/It’s that superstar boy, superstar boy/Mac Miller you the one, we love you f*cking boy/That’s my motherf*cking n*gga/Mac motherf*cking Miller”

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Ariana Grande Posts – Then Deletes – Mac Miller Tribute

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Pop diva Ariana Grande still has late boyfriend Mac Miller on her mind. The crooner hit up social media this week to bid farewell to 2018 and remember the dead rapper one more time.

On Monday, Grande shared an Instagram Story post showing Miller on a piano but deleted the post shortly thereafter.

Ariana Grande clearly has Mac Miller on her mind as 2018 wraps up. The singer took it to her Instagram stories to share a photo of her ex-boyfriend playing a Baldwin piano—which was originally posted in September by photographer Stefan Kohli. (Cosmopolitan)

Over the past few months, Ariana has kept Miller’s memory alive with multiple social media posts.

While Grande’s tributes to Miller have mostly been photographs or brief videos, she honored him and others in her recent hit song “Thank U, Next” — calling him “an angel” — and also posted an emotional note to him in September, which reads: “i adored you from the day i met you when i was nineteen and i always will,” she wrote. “i can’t believe you aren’t here anymore. i really can’t wrap my head around it. we talked about this. so many times. i’m so mad, i’m so sad i don’t know what to do. you were my dearest friend. for so long. above anything else. i’m so sorry i couldn’t fix or take your pain away. i really wanted to. the kindest, sweetest soul with demons he never deserved. i hope you’re okay now. rest.” (Variety)

This past Thanksgiving, Grande shared a throwback pic of herself alongside Miller.

In November, Grande remembered Miller’s life and shared her disbelief in his death.

On Tuesday, a fan sent Grande a recorded video from Miller’s Instagram Live on Aug. 9, in which he can be heard listening to Grande’s song “R.E.M.” off of her Sweetener album. “Hey @ArianaGrande here’s a video of @MacMiller listening to R.E.M during his Instagram live from August 9th before it was released,” the fan tweeted along with the video. “We had to stan the best song from Sweetener!” After watching, Grande replied, “his voice and laugh. he is supposed to be here. thank u for finding this.” (E! Online)

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Who Had The Best Rap Album Of 2018 (Battle 11): J. Cole vs. Mac Miller

Thirteen years ago this week, Nipsey Hussle released his debut mixtape, Slauson Boy. Shortly thereafter, the MC’s buzz started permeating the West Coast, and then the global Rap industry. The artist from the Crenshaw section of Los Angeles, California rapped with a sense of angst, awareness, and authority that stood apart from his peers. From Snoop Dogg to Chamillionaire to Rick Ross, a cross-section of Rap artists took interest in Nip’, giving him features and putting the artist on his songs.

While Nipsey eventually landed at a restructuring and rebranding Epic Records, the 2000s ended without an album. Instead, the rapper fed the streets with a steady stream of unadulterated mixtape product. Bullets Ain’t Got No Name and Marathon became sought-out series, very much tied to themes that surrounded Nipsey’s environment and a different industry blueprint. 2013’s Crenshaw, a mixtape sold at $100 a clip, combated the notion that free music lacked value. Pressed on CD, packaged with artwork, Nipsey Hussle set up shop beyond the industry in a way that was just as impressive as his art. JAY-Z was a noteworthy supporter, copping 100 copies of the celebrated work.

Nipsey Hussle Rages Against The Machine With A Motivational Music Video

Until this year, Hussle delivered mixtape singles to the charts, kept a high-profile beyond the label machine, and continuously made top-shelf music during a renaissance of West Coast Gangsta Rap. Finalizing a partnership beyond the traditional deals, Nip’s Victory Lap with Atlantic Records this year pushed the quality even further. While the streets and the charts warmly received the February album, few could have predicted the Grammy Awards recognition as “Best Rap Album” nominee. In the coming weeks, Heads will see if the low-key artist from Crenshaw can achieve something that Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, and The Game have not.

Closing out his banner year, Hussle releases “Perfect Timing.” Like so many other songs in his catalog, the record focuses on the hear-and-now of his career. “I know perfect timing feels like I’m too late / And I know I’m still great in spite of my mistakes / You know it’s authentic, every rhyme I say / My only regret is I made ni**as wait / See, ain’t too many like us, we life in this, baby / An’ I don’t f&ck with busters, y’all can’t integrate / Grew up with these killers in my living space / Lotta ni**as folded through them village days,” he opens.

Hussle & Kendrick Lamar Form A Westside Connection To Uplift Their People (Audio)

Victory Lap is included in Ambrosia For Heads‘ Best 15 Albums Of 2018 list.

Thirteen years ago this week, Nipsey Hussle released his debut mixtape, Slauson Boy. Shortly thereafter, the MC’s buzz started permeating the West Coast, and then the global Rap industry. The artist from the Crenshaw section of Los Angeles, California rapped with a sense of angst, awareness, and authority that stood apart from his peers. From Snoop Dogg to Chamillionaire to Rick Ross, a cross-section of Rap artists took interest in Nip’, giving him features and putting the artist on his songs.

While Nipsey eventually landed at a restructuring and rebranding Epic Records, the 2000s ended without an album. Instead, the rapper fed the streets with a steady stream of unadulterated mixtape product. Bullets Ain’t Got No Name and Marathon became sought-out series, very much tied to themes that surrounded Nipsey’s environment and a different industry blueprint. 2013’s Crenshaw, a mixtape sold at $100 a clip, combated the notion that free music lacked value. Pressed on CD, packaged with artwork, Nipsey Hussle set up shop beyond the industry in a way that was just as impressive as his art. JAY-Z was a noteworthy supporter, copping 100 copies of the celebrated work.

Nipsey Hussle Rages Against The Machine With A Motivational Music Video

Until this year, Hussle delivered mixtape singles to the charts, kept a high-profile beyond the label machine, and continuously made top-shelf music during a renaissance of West Coast Gangsta Rap. Finalizing a partnership beyond the traditional deals, Nip’s Victory Lap with Atlantic Records this year pushed the quality even further. While the streets and the charts warmly received the February album, few could have predicted the Grammy Awards recognition as “Best Rap Album” nominee. In the coming weeks, Heads will see if the low-key artist from Crenshaw can achieve something that Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, and The Game have not.

Closing out his banner year, Hussle releases “Perfect Timing.” Like so many other songs in his catalog, the record focuses on the hear-and-now of his career. “I know perfect timing feels like I’m too late / And I know I’m still great in spite of my mistakes / You know it’s authentic, every rhyme I say / My only regret is I made ni**as wait / See, ain’t too many like us, we life in this, baby / An’ I don’t f&ck with busters, y’all can’t integrate / Grew up with these killers in my living space / Lotta ni**as folded through them village days,” he opens.

Hussle & Kendrick Lamar Form A Westside Connection To Uplift Their People (Audio)

Victory Lap is included in Ambrosia For Heads‘ Best 15 Albums Of 2018 list.

We have our opinions on the best releases of 2018, but rather than simply tell you our pick for #1, we thought it would be more interesting to hear what you, the readers, believe is the Best Rap Album of 2018. With that in mind, we decided to make our Best Rap Albums Of 2018 list a living breathing conversation, that would ultimately lead to you, the readers, choosing which album is the best of the year. Throughout December, we will pit albums against one another, battle style, and your votes will determine the winners.

We’ve chosen 15 albums that we think represented the best Hip-Hop of 2018. Inevitably, we left off some LPs that you believe should be included, so, we held a wildcard round (with a write-in option) where readers picked the album they feel most deserved a spot on the list.

The bracket-style competition among the final 16 albums has begun. Each weekday, albums will face off against one another. In each case, voting will close after 24 hours. We will go from the Sweet 16 to the Elite 8 to the Final 4 to the Championship Finals, with one album emerging as the victor. The third Round 2 match-up is between J. Cole’s KOD and Mac Miller’s Swimming. Only one of these great LPs can reach the Final 4. Make sure your opinion is heard and gets counted (click on your album’s artwork in the box below, then click “vote”).


J. ColeK.O.D.

(defeated Phonte’s No News Is Good News, 50.1% to 49.9%)

Jermaine Cole has been displaying his self-exploration in plain sight for nearly 10 years now. Each album formulated by the Fayetteville, North Carolina MC/producer has essentially been a verbal diary, meticulously detailing his pilgrimage through both the music industry and his understandings of existence. K.O.D., Cole’s fifth LP, finds him at his most enlightened, concerned, and transparent chapter to date. It bears a title serving as a triple entendre (Kids On Drugs, King Overdosed, Kill Our Demons) is cloaked in the severe dangers of addiction, ego, and greed. King Cole meets kiLL edward (an embodiment of his former stepfather) to sort through the effects of drug and alcohol dependency (“The Cut Off”), infidelity (“Kevin’s Heart”), the selfish pursuit of wealth (“ATM” & “Motiv8”), the inability to assess insecurities and ultimately face those personal demons (“FRIENDS”). What makes Cole’s decisive cautionary tale that is K.O.D. so powerful though, is that he seemingly comes to terms with his own self-inflicted shortcomings while simultaneously cautioning his peers and fans about the destruction of theirs. Without self-awareness, administered advice falls on deaf ears, and for an artist that has already hung their hat on unapologetic authenticity so intently, Cole finds even more strength in his sentiments throughout K.O.D. because of how mindful he is about the repercussions of his own tendencies. K.O.D. is both therapeutic and instructive in a time when honest leadership from a respected veteran was absolutely critical. Cole knew this, and K.O.D. is his grand contribution to the overall well-being of the music industry. Without vanity, Cole has demanded that all parties listen closely and choose wisely. – Michael Blair

Released: April 20, 2018
Label: Dreamville/Roc Nation/Interscope
Guest: kiLL edward
Producers: self, Ibrahim Hamad, BLVK, Mark Pelli, Ron Gilmore, T-Minus

 


Mac Miller – Swimming

(defeated Buddy’s Harlan & Alondra, 76% to 24%)

The mending of a broken heart takes patience and time, or if you’re Mac Miller, an impeccably constructed musical effort to pair. On the heels of a highly-publicized two-year relationship, and eventual crushing breakup with Pop superstar Ariana Grande, the 26-year-old Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania MC/producer found his therapy and voice in the formation of Swimming, his fifth album. Rather than attributing fault to any outside circumstances, Mac examined self and assembled Swimming as an audible novel brimming with those self-reflective chronicles. Whether it be addressing the actual split with Grande (“Self Care” and ”Dunno”), his battles with substance abuse (“Jet Fuel”) and depression (“Perfecto”), or the forward-looking hopefulness (“Wings”) and need to turn the pages on regressive habits (“2009”), Mac covers a lifetime worth of emotion in the nearly hour-long album. Swimming finds Mac sincerely accountable for cycles of self-destruction while seemingly more clear-minded than ever before. Sonically, the album reaches a new plateau with a cohesive sequence throughout, displaying Mac’s grand transformation from rapper to musical composer. With the massive void that will be left by Mac Miller’s passing shortly after the release of the album, the music faithful can find solace in the notion that Mac’s maturation and potential greatness as a musician were achieved so wonderfully in his magnum opus that is Swimming. – Michael Blair

Released: August 3, 2018
Label: REMember Music/Warner Bros. Records
Guests: Pharrell Williams (add’l vocals), John Mayer (add’l vocals), Thundercat (add’l vocals), Snoop Dogg (add’l vocals), Syd (add’l vocals), Dam-Funk (add’l vocals)
Producers: Mac Miller, Jon Brion, J Cole, Dev Hynes, Steve Lacy, Flying Lotus, , Alexander Spit, Cardo, Carter Lang, Dam-Funk, DJ Dahi, Eric G, Gitty, ID Labs, Nice Rec, Nostxglic, Parson Brown, Pomo, Tae Beast, Tee-WaTT, Yung Exclusive

So which is better?

Ambrosia For Heads’ Top 15 Hip-Hop Albums Of 2018 List:

Black MilkFever
Black ThoughtStreams Of Thought, Vol. 2
Buddy – Harlan & Alondra
EvidenceWeather Or Not
J. ColeK.O.D
Jay RockRedemption
Mac Miller – Swimming
Masta Ace & Marco Polo – A Breukelen Story
Nipsey HussleVictory Lap
Phonte – No News Is Good News
Pusha-T – DAYTONA
Royce 5’9 – Book Of Ryan
Saba – CARE FOR ME
Travis Scott ASTROWORLD
Westside GunnSupreme Blientele

We have our opinions on the best releases of 2018, but rather than simply tell you our pick for #1, we thought it would be more interesting to hear what you, the readers, believe is the Best Rap Album of 2018. With that in mind, we decided to make our Best Rap Albums Of 2018 list a living breathing conversation, that would ultimately lead to you, the readers, choosing which album is the best of the year. Throughout December, we will pit albums against one another, battle style, and your votes will determine the winners.

We’ve chosen 15 albums that we think represented the best Hip-Hop of 2018. Inevitably, we left off some LPs that you believe should be included, so, we held a wildcard round (with a write-in option) where readers picked the album they feel most deserved a spot on the list.

The bracket-style competition among the final 16 albums has begun. Each weekday, albums will face off against one another. In each case, voting will close after 24 hours. We will go from the Sweet 16 to the Elite 8 to the Final 4 to the Championship Finals, with one album emerging as the victor. The third Round 2 match-up is between J. Cole’s KOD and Mac Miller’s Swimming. Only one of these great LPs can reach the Final 4. Make sure your opinion is heard and gets counted (click on your album’s artwork in the box below, then click “vote”).


J. ColeK.O.D.

(defeated Phonte’s No News Is Good News, 50.1% to 49.9%)

Jermaine Cole has been displaying his self-exploration in plain sight for nearly 10 years now. Each album formulated by the Fayetteville, North Carolina MC/producer has essentially been a verbal diary, meticulously detailing his pilgrimage through both the music industry and his understandings of existence. K.O.D., Cole’s fifth LP, finds him at his most enlightened, concerned, and transparent chapter to date. It bears a title serving as a triple entendre (Kids On Drugs, King Overdosed, Kill Our Demons) is cloaked in the severe dangers of addiction, ego, and greed. King Cole meets kiLL edward (an embodiment of his former stepfather) to sort through the effects of drug and alcohol dependency (“The Cut Off”), infidelity (“Kevin’s Heart”), the selfish pursuit of wealth (“ATM” & “Motiv8”), the inability to assess insecurities and ultimately face those personal demons (“FRIENDS”). What makes Cole’s decisive cautionary tale that is K.O.D. so powerful though, is that he seemingly comes to terms with his own self-inflicted shortcomings while simultaneously cautioning his peers and fans about the destruction of theirs. Without self-awareness, administered advice falls on deaf ears, and for an artist that has already hung their hat on unapologetic authenticity so intently, Cole finds even more strength in his sentiments throughout K.O.D. because of how mindful he is about the repercussions of his own tendencies. K.O.D. is both therapeutic and instructive in a time when honest leadership from a respected veteran was absolutely critical. Cole knew this, and K.O.D. is his grand contribution to the overall well-being of the music industry. Without vanity, Cole has demanded that all parties listen closely and choose wisely. – Michael Blair

Released: April 20, 2018
Label: Dreamville/Roc Nation/Interscope
Guest: kiLL edward
Producers: self, Ibrahim Hamad, BLVK, Mark Pelli, Ron Gilmore, T-Minus

 


Mac Miller – Swimming

(defeated Buddy’s Harlan & Alondra, 76% to 24%)

The mending of a broken heart takes patience and time, or if you’re Mac Miller, an impeccably constructed musical effort to pair. On the heels of a highly-publicized two-year relationship, and eventual crushing breakup with Pop superstar Ariana Grande, the 26-year-old Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania MC/producer found his therapy and voice in the formation of Swimming, his fifth album. Rather than attributing fault to any outside circumstances, Mac examined self and assembled Swimming as an audible novel brimming with those self-reflective chronicles. Whether it be addressing the actual split with Grande (“Self Care” and ”Dunno”), his battles with substance abuse (“Jet Fuel”) and depression (“Perfecto”), or the forward-looking hopefulness (“Wings”) and need to turn the pages on regressive habits (“2009”), Mac covers a lifetime worth of emotion in the nearly hour-long album. Swimming finds Mac sincerely accountable for cycles of self-destruction while seemingly more clear-minded than ever before. Sonically, the album reaches a new plateau with a cohesive sequence throughout, displaying Mac’s grand transformation from rapper to musical composer. With the massive void that will be left by Mac Miller’s passing shortly after the release of the album, the music faithful can find solace in the notion that Mac’s maturation and potential greatness as a musician were achieved so wonderfully in his magnum opus that is Swimming. – Michael Blair

Released: August 3, 2018
Label: REMember Music/Warner Bros. Records
Guests: Pharrell Williams (add’l vocals), John Mayer (add’l vocals), Thundercat (add’l vocals), Snoop Dogg (add’l vocals), Syd (add’l vocals), Dam-Funk (add’l vocals)
Producers: Mac Miller, Jon Brion, J Cole, Dev Hynes, Steve Lacy, Flying Lotus, , Alexander Spit, Cardo, Carter Lang, Dam-Funk, DJ Dahi, Eric G, Gitty, ID Labs, Nice Rec, Nostxglic, Parson Brown, Pomo, Tae Beast, Tee-WaTT, Yung Exclusive

So which is better?

Ambrosia For Heads’ Top 15 Hip-Hop Albums Of 2018 List:

Black MilkFever
Black ThoughtStreams Of Thought, Vol. 2
Buddy – Harlan & Alondra
EvidenceWeather Or Not
J. ColeK.O.D
Jay RockRedemption
Mac Miller – Swimming
Masta Ace & Marco Polo – A Breukelen Story
Nipsey HussleVictory Lap
Phonte – No News Is Good News
Pusha-T – DAYTONA
Royce 5’9 – Book Of Ryan
Saba – CARE FOR ME
Travis Scott ASTROWORLD
Westside GunnSupreme Blientele

Source: AmbrosiaForHeads.com

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Family Of Mac Miller Requests Late Rapper’s Financial Asset Info

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The sudden passing of Mac Miller earlier this year came at a time when his career was undoubtedly on an upward arc. Now, the late Pittsburgh rapper’s family is requesting documents to examine the value of his estate.

The Blast reports:

On November 26, documents were filed in the “Small World” rapper’s estate requesting a judge to appoint a probate referee who can appraise the assets of Miller’s estate, including cash, real estate and personal property.

The documents reveal the estate has not been able to figure out how much money was left behind, the value of his royalties or how much his name and likeness is worth in death.

The appraiser is also expected to give an estimate of how much Miller’s music royalties may be worth in the future. Once a value is given, the estate may be closer to figuring out which beneficiaries, including the late rapper’s brother and parents, will receive.

The outlet adds that an attorney has been hired to oversee the process and that Miller’s parents and brothers are the known trustees.

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Kevin Durant Raps Unreleased Drake Bars, Red Dead Online BETA’s Here, Mac Miller’s Secret IG Page?

Red Dead Online Beta

Turnt Tuesday. It’s all about turning up SOHH why not get things going with Kevin Durant rapping some unreleased Drake bars? Speaking of new tings, how about the newly launched Red Dead Online BETA? With online gems on your mind, are you here for Mac Miller‘s low-key secret Instagram page? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

1. Bars

It’s no secret Kevin Durant is besties with rappers like Drake and Wale. Turns out the former NBA MVP is really, really, really a big fan of the 6 God and has the unreleased raps to prove it. Social media is on it:

Are you impressed? Does Drake need to let all these out? Is KD’s rapping pretty impressive? #SOHHWhatchaThink?

2. Rockstar Keeps Winning

Just when you thought gaming was life with GTA Online, Rockstar Games has upped the ante with Red Dead Online. The long-awaited BETA is here for select players and if you’re ready to flex those outlaw traits, the journey is now open. Rockstar Games is on it:

The Red Dead Online Beta is launching this week with early access beginning today. We are easing our servers and systems into handling the increasingly larger player base by scaling up the online population throughout this week – until Friday the 30th – at which point the Beta will be open to everyone with a copy of Red Dead Redemption 2. This will help ensure that our servers can handle a steadily growing volume of concurrent players in the early hours and first days of the Beta and hopefully reduce the likelihood of any server crashes during the launch week as we get things up and running.

Are you hyped? Is this going to make up the rest of your 2018? Is there a better game out right now? #SOHHWhatchaThink?

3. The Macster

Mac Miller’s Instagram presence didn’t end with his Larry Fisherman account. Turns out he was really about that vape life and had an IG created to honor the extracurricular activity. Turns out social media has shined some light on the low-key account. Check it out below:

R.I.P. Mac Miller. #SOHHWhatchaThink?

That wraps it up for today. This is SOHH On The Spot giving you the scoop from your fave gossip sites.

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