Tag: Open Mike Eagle

SIGNAL BOOST: 15 Tracks from March 2020 You Should Know

Our Associate Editor’s favorite pre-released singles, album deep cuts, and tracks by unfairly obscure artists from the past few weeks.

WATCH: Open Mike Eagle Makes It Weird in Collaboration with Jacknife Lee

“Made It Weird” is the first single from Jacknife’s newly announced “The Jacknife Lee” LP.

SIGNAL BOOST: 15 Tracks from January 2020 You Should Know

Our Associate Editor’s favorite pre-released singles, album deep cuts, and tracks by unfairly obscure artists from the past few weeks.

FLOOD ESSENTIALS: April 2019 feat. Khalid, Flying Lotus, Aldous Harding, and More

Give a listen to some of our favorite songs and albums from last month.

“The New Negroes” Takes the Black Renaissance to Comedy Central

Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn’s new show presents a platform for black, left-of-mainstream acts.

WATCH: Open Mike Eagle Gives Us a Preview of “The New Negroes” with “Unfiltered” Video

The new OME track arrives with an “Office Space”–esque video and dizzying Danny Brown verses—not to mention an entire TV series.

More Than Joke, Purpose: Did Das Racist Accidentally Fix Underground Hip-Hop?

Somewhere between Cage’s LaBeouf-directed “I Never Knew You” video and Brockhampton’s formation on a Kanye forum, something shifted. That something was almost definitely “Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.”

The Best Albums of 2017

Twenty-five full-lengths that kept us going, one way or the other. 

The Uncanny Empathy of Open Mike Eagle

The rapper, comic, and podcaster on what he learned in one of Chicago’s most notorious housing projects.

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