Nacho Picasso, “Dean Martin/Rat Race”

Nacho Picasso strikes that chord again, mixing double entendres and one-liners with morbid sensibilities. The video is a double header, both tracks off of his Bandcamp album Black Narcissus.

posted: February 14th, 2013, 1:11am


Blue Sky Black Death & Nacho Picasso, “Kickin Out Windows”

Over Blue Sky Black Death’s syrupy synths, Seattle’s Nacho Picasso smears his vocals thick with a west coast kind of drawl. 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