Astro, “Don’t Test Me”

The Astronomical Kid, aka Astro, steps in with a nod to the Junior M.A.F.I.A. classic and a flow from the same era. His mixtape is coming in September.

posted: July 26th, 2013, 3:24pm


Astro, “Yes I Know My G”

The Brooklyn-raised Astro, aka The Astronomical Kid, is back, showing how Brooklyn he is and pissing off the rest of Brooklyn in the process. From his free album… 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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Hip-hop Wisdom: Yasiin Bey

Yasiin Bey, known for most of his career as Mos Def, has helped shape the dialogue and definition of hip-hop, both musically and politically for nearly… Read