Key Nyata, “The Shadowed Diamond” Live on KEXP

Seattle emcee Key Nyata flips a style that sits somewhere between early 90’s Vallejo and cloud-like Oakland styles of today. Check out his full four-track set performance on KEXP.

posted: January 6th, 2014, 2:03am


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

The Dash

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


Miguel - Coffee

​One thing leads to another…peep Miguel’s Wildheart tour coming to a city near you. Watch