Blu

Remembering Things

Blu & Exile's 'Below the Heavens' Was a Magic Album

Its timeless production, raw vulnerability, and obscure mythology make the 2007 album a quiet classic.
Andrew Martin
7.17.17
Deep Ass Questions

What Do Rappers Know About Tofu That We Don't?

An investigation into bean curds and rhymes.
Phillip Mlynar
2.16.17
china

Android Phone Maker Ignored Researchers’ Warnings That Their Phones Had Backdoor

Chinese company Adups has been caught secretly stealing text messages, call records, and more from mobile phone users, and researchers say they confronted the company, and warned vendors, years ago.
Joseph Cox
11.15.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Listen to Blu & Nottz's Mythically Dope 'Titans in the Flesh'

The trusted collaborators return for the follow-up to 'Gods in the Spirit' with wordplay and beats that will twist your brain in circles.
Kyle Kramer
7.14.16
usa

This Is What the Future of Vaping Looks Like

There's a lot of hand-wringing over what the vaping industry will look like, but we already have some clues.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.20.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Blu & Union Analogtronics Get Psychedelic in Their "LA Counting" Video

Cali and Paris hip-hop minds connect in a blaze of color.
Craig Jenkins
4.28.16
Art

Who's Afraid of a Banksy & Co. Street Art Exhibition?

As expected, not everyone is pleased.
Beckett Mufson
3.22.16
Internet Exploring

Listen to a Teenage Miguel And Blu Crush a Track Together

14-year-old Miguel and 16-year-old Blu were already stars.
Craig Jenkins
10.24.15
Premieres

Listen to Large Professor's Remix of Blu's "Kiss the Sky"

The East Coast legend connects with a West Coast mastermind.
Drew Millard
1.13.15
New music

Diamond D Reimagines East Flatbush Project's "Tried by 12" on the Remix of Blu & Nottz's "Boyz II Men"

Even when the beat's minimal, Diamond D renders it a beautiful use of negative space.
Drew Millard
6.3.14
Premieres

Listen to a New Song from M.E.D., Blu, Madlib, and Dam-Funk

Let your ears drift to a happy place.
Noisey Staff
Equipe Noisey
11.25.13
Premieres

Blu Has a New EP and a Few Things He'd Like to Clear Up

Stream the mysterious Los Angeles rapper's new EP with Nottz and read as he discusses his relationship with the spotlight, the legacy of his legendary 'Below the Heavens,' and his stint on a major label.
Drew Millard
10.22.13
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