Boldy James, “One of One”

Detroit’s Boldy lays it down, in his baritone stylings, that he has no duplicate. From the Decon Records EP release Grand Quarters.

posted: April 26th, 2013, 12:44am


Boldy James, “Im Him & We Them (Goose Egg)”

​The Detroit rapper and signee to Nas’ Mass Appeal music label follows his mentor’s footsteps in a tale about making ends meet on the street. His upcoming… 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