Large Professor & Yu Mamiya, “Back & 4th Scrambler”

​The four elements are on full display, with prominent New York hip-hop landmarks on display in the video as the extra prolific Large Pro flows over a Japanese-style jazz renaissance beat from Yu Mamiya.

posted: April 29th, 2013, 12:37am

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Rob Swift readies Roc Raida tribute CD

It’s been two years since Anthony Williams, better known as Grand Master Roc Raida of the turntablist crew the X-Ecutioners, died suddenly after suffering a… Read


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