Devine Carama, “Martin Didn’t Die For This”

​In this tribute to the memory of the late, great Dr. King, Devine Carama lays out the self-inflicted ills that’s halting the progress of the civil rights era, all atop a beat dripping with post-civil rights era soul. From his upcoming EP The Dream Walker.

posted: January 21st, 2014, 1:04am


Devine Carama, “Suspect”

​From his Nas tribute mixtape comes Lexington, Kentucky emcee Devine Carama’s appeal to some old school street knowledge, nicely paired with some crisp boom… 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