14KT, “Five & Ten”

​The producer on the mic, Melo Music Group artist 14KT, makes a statement about exploitation and his experiences with industry shenanigans. From his double release Nickel and Dimed.

posted: September 3rd, 2013, 3:09am


14KT feat. Jamall Bufford & JMSN, “Slo Swerve”

​14KT makes a track to drive slowly with, resurrecting an old flow from Tribe Called Quest that was due for a revival. Off of his latest effort Nickel & Dimed. Watch


Run the Jewels - Close Your Eyes (And Count to F*@k)

​A visual poetry of violence, futility, and the confusing and complex layers of the struggle. Run the Jewels 2 continues its epic journey. Watch


Hiatus Kaiyote - Nakamarra

​Australia’s multi-dimensional polyrhythmic quartet bringing future soul to the desert. Peep their North American tour this spring. Watch


Raz Simone - So Many Things

Seattle’s Simone venting the frustrations of an artist and coming to terms with a positive reality. From the Cognitive Dissonance: Part 2 video series. Watch


Kendrick Lamar - i

​Sing it. Feel it. Self-love. This is hip-hop. Watch

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