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’
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.
Continue reading Ice Cube — Good Cop Bad Cop (Official Video)
The man also known as Childish Gambino (does he still use that name? It’d be cool if he does) recently released the premiere of his new show ‘Atlanta’ on FX. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE HERE! Continue reading Watch the Full Premiere Episode of Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta’
Covering everything from Black Lives Matter to black protest and black censorship, artists came together to assert their beliefs in solidarity and family. #BETAwards Continue reading The Best 2016 BET Award Moments!
If it wasn’t already apparent that the first lady is a superwoman in every sense of the word, peep her rap collab with SNL comedian Jay Pharoah, discussing the importance of higher education. And yes, she spits that hot fire. Continue reading #FreestyleFriday — Of Course, Michelle Obama got BARZ
Hip hop legend, trailblazer and all-around weirdo (and I say that with love) Missy Elliott returns with the banger that we didn’t know we were missing until we heard it. Continue reading What’s Poppin’: Missy Elliott — WTF feat. Pharrell (Video)
Travis Scott may very well be the young manifestation of everything Kanye West has become post-808s & Heartbreak. Scott’s music is passionate, raw, emotional and what he lacks in lyrical dexterity he more than makes up for in artistic vision. Continue reading What’s Poppin’: Travis Scott, feat. Kanye West— Piss on Your Grave (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)
Quickly becoming the biggest hit of his career, Drake’s “Hotline Bling” has shot up the charts to land at No. … Continue reading What’s Poppin’: Drake — Hotline Bling (Video)
A standout track off the Internet’s third album “Ego Death” is the song Get Away, which showcases Syd’s soft and flexible vocals floating over Martian’s punching beat. Continue reading What’s Poppin’: The Internet — Get Away