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Blue Slide Park review - Mac Miller

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MILLER TIME The Steel City rapper joins a rank of Pittsburgh rhymers coming up in the rap world

Blue Slide Park

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Mac Miller
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it a B-

Is Pittsburgh the new center of the hip-hop universe? Wiz Khalifa spent the first part of 2011 on top of the world, and now fellow Steeltown native Miller gets the call-up after a year in the minors gathering Twitter ­followers (he’s got more than a million) and clawing his way from mixtape features to a spot on Maroon 5’s ”Moves Like ­Jagger” remix. Miller sticks with a cruise-controlled slow burn for most of Blue Slide Park, his full-length debut, getting smelt-hot only on the faux-hardcore slamboree ”Up All Night.” B-

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