New Videos: Jay-Z Releases ‘Marcy Me,’ ‘Smile’ & ‘Legacy; Kendrick Drops ‘Love’

New Videos: Jay-Z Releases ‘Marcy Me,’ ‘Smile’ & ‘Legacy; Kendrick Drops ‘Love’

Both Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar dropped long-awaited videos for their 2017 projects 4:44 and DAMN. respectively. The videos continue the spirit of emotional self-expression and social commentary that lead both albums to have such a major impact in 2017. Continue reading New Videos: Jay-Z Releases ‘Marcy Me,’ ‘Smile’ & ‘Legacy; Kendrick Drops ‘Love’

Ice Cube — Good Cop Bad Cop (Official Video)

Ice Cube — Good Cop Bad Cop (Official Video)

Today, Ice Cube dropped the visuals to his confrontational song “Good Cop Bad Cop,” which Cube has described in interviews as “F*** the Police 2017.” The song appears on the upcoming 25th anniversary reissue of Ice Cube’s classic album Death Certificate.
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What’s Poppin’: Kendrick Lamar — These Walls (Video)

What’s Poppin’: Kendrick Lamar — These Walls (Video)

Kendrick’s ruminations on sex, femininity, resentment and revenge titled “These Walls” has finally been put to video. Including guest cameos from actor Terry Crews and comedian Corey Holcomb, the video is both visually invigorating and topically comical, taking place in a brothel with Kendrick (not unlike fellow top tier rapper Drake in his Hotline Bling video) getting his groove on. Continue reading What’s Poppin’: Kendrick Lamar — These Walls (Video)