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Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn’s The New Negroes Is Coming to Comedy Central

Comedy Central has announced via Deadline that it's ordered the New Negroes—Open Mike Eagle and comedian Baron Vaughn's live comedy show—for a series. The show, described as a…
Brian Josephs / April 18, 2017

“He Thinks Like a Revolutionary”: Talib Kweli, Hannibal Buress, W. Kamau Bell, and More Share Their Favorite Memories of Dave Chappelle

Today, Netflix premiered two Dave Chappelle stand-up specials, Deep in the Heart of Texas and The Age of Spin, his first (and second) since 2004's For What It's Worth. The…
Brian Josephs / March 21, 2017

Q&A: Open Mike Eagle on “New Negroes” Comedy Show, and Being Soft While Black

This past Thursday was a big one for art-rapper Open Mike Eagle for two reasons—one scheduled, the other by surprise. For the past year, the…
Brian Josephs / November 8, 2016

Open Mike Eagle Goes on a Journey in ‘Admitting the Endorphin Addiction’ Video

Open Mike Eagle and Paul White's melancholic "Admitting the Endorphin Addiction," a cut from Hella Personal Film Festival, got its own enthralling video today. The track doesn't…
Brian Josephs / May 11, 2016

Review: Open Mike Eagle and Paul White Get Up Close and Well, You Know, on ‘Hella Personal Film Festival’

If the late, lamented revolutionary poet Gil Scott-Heron was a college-bound poet today, he might be writing raps in the vein of Open Mike Eagle.
Mosi Reeves / March 21, 2016

Thundercat, Open Mike Eagle, Flying Lotus Bring Spacey ‘Ziggy Starfish’ to ‘Hannibal Buress’

Flying Lotus announced yesterday that he had a recurring musical role on Hannibal Buress' new Comedy Central show and Wednesday night he offered the first…
Colin Joyce / July 23, 2015

Open Mike Eagle Is a Superhero on ‘Very Much Money (Ice King Dream)’

Open Mike Eagle is a Project Blowed alum who honors that estimable past by continuing to poke and prod at hip-hop's future. In 2010, the…
Chris Martins / May 1, 2014

Open Mike Eagle Humble-Brags With Art-Rap Aplomb on ‘Qualifiers’

Los Angeles' long-running Project Blowed community has been heating back up of late. Scene O.G. Aceyalone recently shared stately videos for "Pass the Hint" and…
Chris Martins / August 27, 2013

Open Mike Eagle, ‘4NML HSPTL’ (Fake Four)

The world hates backpackers; what’s a sardonically funny L.A. MC to do — at least Danny Brown likes him.
Mosi Reeves / June 27, 2012