Posts tagged "Action Bronson"

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015

To call 2015 hip-hop's greatest year of the 2010s still manages to feel like an understatement. Hip-hop was so strong this year, so bursting with…
SPIN Staff / December 16, 2015

Action Bronson Underwent Emergency Surgery

Update: A representative for Bronson has clarified the reason for the operation. "The emergency surgery was due to complications from ongoing hernia issues from Bronson’s…
Colin Joyce / October 28, 2015

Action Bronson Cancels Show Mid-Set Due to ‘Medical Reasons’

Action Bronson cut his set short last night in Trondheim, Norway, where he was slated to play the UKA Festival. According to Dusken.no and festival…
Rachel Brodsky / October 5, 2015

Watch Action Bronson, Statik Selektah, and Joey Bada$$ Live a ‘Beautiful Life’ on a Boat

Just in time for Labor Day, Statik Selektah has enlisted a yacht in Croatia to host him, Action Bronson, and Joey Bada$$ in the video…
Harley Brown / September 4, 2015

Action Bronson Is Reportedly Being Sued for Using Salsa Samples Without Permission

Action Bronson is reportedly being sued by Puerto Rican salsa group El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico for allegedly sampling two of their songs on…
Rachel Brodsky / August 19, 2015

Ghostface Killah to Action Bronson: “Who Gives You the Right to Even Mention My Name?”

Update 7/21/15: Ghostface Killah is not about to let bygones be bygones. Revolt caught up with Ghostface and asked if he accepted Action Bronson's apology. Ghostface gave…
James Grebey / July 20, 2015

Action Bronson Goes for a Wild Ride in Gangrene’s ‘Driving Gloves’ Video

Gangrene, the production duo of the Alchemist and Oh No, have a new album called You Disgust Me out on August 7. For the first…
Colin Joyce / July 17, 2015

Action Bronson Rejoins the Alchemist to Conjure ‘Voodoo’

New York foodie rapper Action Bronson has made some of his best work over the years to stoned beats by the Alchemist, so it's always exciting…
Colin Joyce / July 2, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015 So Far

We're nearly halfway through 2015, so we’ve taken it upon ourselves to once again assemble your summer-listening list: triumphant returns from riot grrrl and Britpop…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2015

Action Bronson North By Northeast All-Ages Performance Canceled

Toronto's North By Northeast music festival has officially canceled a free, all-ages Action Bronson set at Yonge-Dundas Square. Citing community protest, NXNE is responding to Erica Shiner's…
Rachel Brodsky / May 29, 2015

Quizzing Action Bronson About Other Musicians From Queens

Action Bronson is hardly the first great rapper to hail from Queens, but it's admittedly been a while since the heydays of Run-D.M.C., LL Cool…
Dan Weiss / March 30, 2015

Action Bronson and Chance the Rapper Bring ‘Baby Blue’ to Letterman

One of hip-hop's most loveable dynamic duos of recent years took the stage last night on Late Night With David Letterman. Queens rapper Action Bronson…
Andrew Unterberger / March 26, 2015

Review: Action Bronson Painlessly Graduates From Mixtapes to Albums on ‘Mr. Wonderful’

While the serious emotional response to Kendrick Lamar's epic To Pimp a Butterfly last week led to entire thinkpieces on its "overwhelming blackness," this week…
Dan Weiss / March 25, 2015

Stream Earl Sweatshirt and Action Bronson’s Bombastic Collaboration, ‘Warlord Leather’

Action Bronson and Earl Sweatshirt released their new albums, Mr. Wonderful and I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside, on the same day (even if…
James Grebey / March 25, 2015

Action Bronson and Chance the Rapper Come to Eddie Murphy’s America in ‘Baby Blue’ Video

Already having remade a sequence from the classic '90s flick Boogie Nights for his new album trailer, Queens rapper Action Bronson has now reached back…
Andrew Unterberger / March 23, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Six Best Things We Saw on Day Two

Though yesterday marked the official start of South by Southwest's music conference, Wednesday brought the festivities into full bloom, as longtime favorites (Ghostface Killah, TV…
SPIN Staff / March 19, 2015

SXSW 2015: 22 Artists You Must See

At this year's South by Southwest conference in Austin, a number of noteworthy lone stars will be making their way to Texas to perform for…
SPIN Staff / March 17, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Carly Rae Jepsen Really Likes You, Deerhoof Ask ‘What Have You Done For Me’

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From a bubblegum hitmaker to a Queens-based rapper to…
SPIN Staff / March 4, 2015

Action Bronson, Chance the Rapper, and Mark Ronson Walk Into a ‘Baby Blue’ Bar

Action Bronson previously hopped on an "Uptown Funk" remix, so he's no stranger to Mark Ronson's work. But now the rapper has an official collaboration…
Brennan Carley / March 2, 2015

Action Bronson Brings the Heat in ‘Boogie Nights’-Inspired ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Trailer

Is Boogie Nights going to succeed American Psycho as the go-to movie for musicians to randomly recreate scenes from to promote new work? Solid choice…
Andrew Unterberger / February 25, 2015
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