Mykki Blanco, “Kingpin”

The gender bending ​Mykki Blanco is not for the closed minded, to say the least. Even for people who think they figured him/her out, Blanco throws a curve like he does here to make you readjust your expectations. New track from Blanco’s Cosmic Angel Mixtape.

posted: January 29th, 2013, 1:12am


Mykki Blanco, “Feeling Special”

​More gender-bending mindfuckery from Mykki Blanco, who shows off his/her solid lyrical foundation as much as his/her skin. Mykki’s album Betty Rubble: The… 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