Nocando, “More Credit, AKA Thirsty in Osaka”

The ​underground LA emcee goes international with this track of disjointed rhythms and smartass rhymes. Off of Nocando’s Tits N’ Explosions mixtape.

posted: May 23rd, 2013, 1:41pm


Open Mike Eagle feat. Nocando, “Free Writing Exercise”

Why bother making ​Behind The Scenes video and your video video when you can do them the same time? Open Mike and Nocando star in a Hollywood epic that is… 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