RATKING – SNOW BEACH [VIDEO]

Ratking release another superb visual from last year’s album ‘So It Goes’ [rated number two in our Top 10 of 2014].  Ratking are so skilled at painting an exact picture of everyday life that director Ari Marcopoulos’s video must have almost been a no-brainer: Wiki, Hak & Sporting Life doing what they do in the freezing cold, on…

RATKING – COCOA 88 [VIDEO]

After already releasing videos for ‘Canal‘, and ‘So It Goes‘, Ratking release a third visual from their ‘So It Goes’ album.  As per usual from the Harlem trio, the video depicts the same inner city grittiness as the album itself.  Stream the Alon Sicherman-produced video below via YouTube.

RATKING – SO IT GOES [VIDEO]

Harlem’s Ratking release a visual accompaniment to the ‘So It Goes’, taken from their recently released debut album of the same name.  The video sees Wiki and co go at it in front of a stack of televisions, and comes just before they go on tour with Run The Jewels.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

RATKING – CANAL [AD-ROCK REMIX]

Ratking’s ‘So It Goes‘ album has undoubtedly been one of our favourites this year, and ‘Canal‘ was one of its many highlights.  In what might be the ultimate co-sign for the Harlemites, Beastie Boy Ad-Rock drops a remix of the ‘So It Goes’ Standout, leaving Wiki’s vocals largely untouched, but completely flipping the beat.  Stream…

RATKING – CANAL

Ratking’s debut album, ‘So It Goes’ has only just hit the shops, and the Harlem trio have already released a set of visuals for stand-out track ‘Canal’. Support for the album has been building ever since the release of their ‘Wiki93‘ EP back in 2012, and they really have stepped up to the plate.  In…

RATKING – SO IT GOES

Harlem rap trio Ratking aren’t due to officially release their album, ‘So It Goes’, until April 8, but have already made it available to stream via NPR.  On their first full-length studio album, Ratking sound far more polished this time around. Having lost none of the grittiness that first gave them their appeal, the group…

RATKING X KING KRULE – SO SICK STORIES

It’s well-known for a while that Ratking and King Krule are mutual fans, which is why this collaboration is so enjoyable.  Ratking’s gritty style and King Krule’s melancholy vocal are perfectly matched, with Wiki & Hak on the beat and KK on the hook, they couldn’t really go far wrong.  This track and ‘Canal‘ will…