Tagged: mykki blanco


Video: Mykki Blanco, “Kingpinning” (Prod. by Brenmar)

Observe: Mykki Blanco in a Katz’ deli ballcap, dancing the Nutcracker rat king walk, hanging out the passenger window while always-slick producer Brenmar drives. The video for “Kingpinning” also co-stars Le1f, Dev Hynes, veteran video … read more »

POSTED January 25, 2013 6:08PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Live: Mykki Blanco at Mercury Lounge

It wasn’t until I arrived out of the cold into the sardine-can confines of the Mercury Lounge’s front room last night that I realized how unusual it felt to be catching a Mykki Blanco set … read more »

POSTED January 17, 2013 2:32PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Preview Emily Kai Bock’s New York Rap Documentary

Emily Kai Bock, the Montreal-based director behind Grimes’ “Oblivion” video and one of FADER’s 12 to Watch in 2013, profiled Mykki Blanco, Angel Haze and Pro Era member C.J. Fly in a documentary about New … read more »

POSTED January 16, 2013 12:21PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: , , , ,

Video: Autre Ne Veut f. Mykki Blanco, “Counting”

Imagine you’re an ailing octogenarian in intensive care and Autre Ne Veut and Mykki Blanco are the internists on call at your death bed. Depending on your mental state, their scrubbed-up soul-rap would either be … read more »

POSTED December 6, 2012 11:45AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

By The Numbers: Mykki Blanco’s Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Prince/ss Mixtape

In By The Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. This week, we tackle Mykki Blanco‘s shapeshifting debut mixtape, Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Prince/ss Mixtape, which you … read more »

POSTED November 13, 2012 2:49PM IN BY THE NUMBERS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Download Mykki Blanco’s Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Prince/ss Mixtape

After much teasing, Mykki Blanco’s debut mixtape arrives with a title wordy enough to make Fiona Apple proud. Stylistically, Blanco is apt progeny for his outer-borough predecessors, like he was raised on a strict diet … read more »

POSTED November 9, 2012 12:54PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,

Stream: Mykki Blanco, “Kingpinning (Ice Cold)” (Prod. by Brenmar)

Mykki Blanco will release a new mixtape, Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Prince/ss, this Friday. “Ice Cold,” featuring a rattling cascade of hollow bamboo knocks and mutant owl whistles from “Wavvy” collaborator Brenmar, is a first … read more »

POSTED November 7, 2012 2:54PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , ,

RV Sessions: Mykki Blanco

The FADER FORT Presented by Converse returned to New York this fall, setting up in Brooklyn for four days. During moments of downtime, we invited FORT performers to perform acoustic and freestyle in our RV … read more »

POSTED October 23, 2012 12:30PM IN Featured - FADERFORT, Fort Video TAGS: , , , ,

CMJourneyz Day 2: METZ, Mykki Blanco, ForteBowie, Zomby

We didn’t have enough pull to get our interns their own bunk-bed suite at Barclays Center, so we promised them the next-best New York experience: CMJ, with badges! While we’re holding it down at the … read more »

POSTED October 19, 2012 2:08PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

The Things I Carry: Mykki Blanco

We’re camped out at the FADER FORT Presented by Converse in Brooklyn this week, with hometown friends, musicians from afar and lots of cold drinks. But leaving the outside world behind for a marathon day … read more »

POSTED October 18, 2012 4:40PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,