Myka 9 & Factor, “You Are Free”

You wanted something different? Here you go. Myka 9 provides the rhymes, Factor got the beats, and I’m not sure who gets credit for the mind trips. Sovereign Soul is their new album and it drops November 13.

posted: October 24th, 2012, 3:17am


Factor feat. Paranoid Castle & Jeans Boots, “Don’t Give Up”

​With an electro indie rock flavor from producer Factor and singer Jeans Boots, Paranoid Castle’s Kirby Dominant relays a parable about losing direction. Off… 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