Blue Slide Park (2011) 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… 2011-11-08 Mac Miller Hip-Hop/Rap
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Blue Slide Park (2011)

MILLER TIME The Steel City rapper joins a rank of Pittsburgh rhymers coming up in the rap world
MILLER TIME The Steel City rapper joins a rank of Pittsburgh rhymers coming up in the rap world
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Nov 08, 2011; Lead Performance: Mac Miller; Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

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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Originally posted Nov 16, 2011 Published in issue #1182 Nov 25, 2011 Order article reprints