ScholarMan, “Acclimate” (Remix)

Introspective lyrics from ScholarMan accompanying some haunting disembodied wails, with the words of Malcolm X on the hook to put it all together. Original track off of Worth Fighting For, available on BandCamp.

posted: August 23rd, 2012, 12:52pm


ScholarMan, “Break Down, Build Up”

Inspirational words from the DMV emcee. ​Off of ScholarMan’s latest release Last of the Brave. 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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