Mykki Blanco

Review: The Con X Is a Worthy Tribute to Tegan and Sara

A decade ago, some critics wrote off Tegan and Sara’s The Con for lacking queerness, "genuine" fragility, and material the White…
Monique Melendez / October 20, 2017

Tegan and Sara Announce The Con X: Covers Artists, Including Hayley Williams, Ryan Adams, Shamir, Grimes, and More

Back in July, Tegan and Sara announced a 10th anniversary edition of their album The Con, composed entirely of cover versions recorded by friends and likeminded artists. Today, the…
Anna Gaca / September 13, 2017

Kathleen Hanna and Mykki Blanco Hit the Studio

SPIN cover star and queen of riot grrrls Kathleen Hanna seems to be reaching down from the punky heavens to bless young artists who are…
Olivia Forman / August 7, 2014

Mykki Blanco Faces Racism, Homophobia Around Portugal Arrest

Earlier this week, rapper and LGBT icon Mykki Blanco was arrested in Portugal after a verbal altercation with an allegedly homophobic and racist police officer.
Dan Reilly / May 21, 2014

Mykki Blanco, Brenmar, and Princess Nokia Really ‘Wish You Would’

SPIN Best New Artist Brenmar soundtracks the latest leak from New York MC Mykki Blanco. Ratking friend Princess Nokia (a.k.a. Wavy Spice) features as well on…
Chris Martins / March 10, 2014

Mykki Blanco Swaggers With The-Drum Producer on ‘She Gutta’

Mykki Blanco put her stamp on 2013 with Betty Rubble: The Initiation, an all-too short EP that spawned a terrifying video (for "The Initiation") but…
Chris Martins / January 28, 2014

Mykki Blanco Closes Out 2013 With Combustive ‘Booty Bamboo’

Mykki Blanco has big plans for next year, including debut album Michael and a mixtape to be called Cosmic Angel II: Let Big Sister Teach…
Marc Hogan / December 23, 2013

Duck Sauce, Danny Brown, Migos Take a Fool’s Gold Day Off in Brooklyn

Dance-and-rap grab-bag label Fool's Gold threw their fourth annual Day Off party over Labor Day weekend. Here are some people who decided to make the…
SPIN Staff / September 3, 2013

Danny Brown, Trash Talk, Living Colour Storm Brooklyn’s Afropunk Fest 2013

While Brooklyn was caught up in VMA fever, just a few minutes away, the ninth annual Afropunk Festival was raging on with Danny Brown, Trash…
Jolie Ruben / August 27, 2013

Grab Mykki Blanco and Friendzone’s Misty ‘Adult Swim’ Battle Cry ‘Who Wanna Rumble’

In Mykki Blanco's recent "The Initiation" video, the New York rapper grows a second face. In a set last month at Barcelona's Sónar festival, Blanco declared,…
Marc Hogan / July 9, 2013

The 10 Best Things We Saw at Sonar 2013

For its 20th anniversary, Barcelona's Sónar festival made one significant change, moving from its customary daytime venue, a museum complex in the center of the…
Philip Sherburne / June 17, 2013

See Mykki Blanco Sprout a Second Face in ‘The Initiation’

As if Mykki Blanco's "The Initiation" wasn't creepy enough on its own, the bleakly seething track now has a terrifying new video in which the…
Chris Martins / June 5, 2013

Mykki Blanco Unstuffs Her Bra in Sweaty ‘Feeling Special’ Video

On Mykki Blanco's just-out EP Betty Rubble: The Initiation, the New York MC proves herself to be as fascinating as Lil Wayne "in that in-between, still-rapping,…
Chris Martins / May 24, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Release of the Week: Mykki Blanco’s ‘Betty Rubble: The Initiation’

Not that you need to be reminded, but thanks to the Internet, music trends move faster and faster. For better and worse, the result is…
Brandon Soderberg / May 21, 2013

Hear Mykki Blanco Rap in Latin on Creepy Sinden Production ‘The Initiation’

"Hell is chilly, motherfucker." So sayeth Mykki Blanco before a disturbingly bleak Sinden beat kicks off and our hostess leaves English behind for a serious…
Chris Martins / May 15, 2013
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