YC The Cynic, “God Complex”

Remember “Tom’s Diner”, the Suzanne Vega track from the 90’s that merged espresso bar music with hip-hop drums? YC mines material from that old track, riffing on the melodies and textures without actually sampling the track. From YC’s upcoming GNK.

posted: June 6th, 2013, 12:38am


YC the Cynic, “Night Thoughts”

Careful after a hard night of boozing, ​cos you might come home to see YC going all Frank the Bunny. From his EP with producer Yuri Beats, Good Morning, Midnight. Watch


YC The Cynic, “Murphy’s Law”

​Young YC is making very strong impressions, as his newest track shows off his vocal range and some deft lyrics. Off of GNK. 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