Macklemore x Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert, “Same Love”

Macklemore (with help from Lewis’ gentle, soulful melodies) throws his voice in solidarity with the LGBT community and in support for Washington State’s Ref. 74, which would legalize gay marriage in the state. The Heist is scheduled to be released next week.

posted: October 2nd, 2012, 4:44pm


Macklemore x Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton “Can’t Hold Us” Live on SNL

Enjoying his new-found top of the pops status, Macklemore hits SNL and performs a couple of songs including this church-roof-raising anthem. Off of The Heist. 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