KWAMIE LIV [FT. ANGEL HAZE] – PLEASURE THIS PAIN [VIDEO]

Baby Duka has been creating beats and artwork for Kwamie Liv [like that of latest single ‘Pleasure This Pain‘] for a minute.  Little did we know though, he’s an incredible animator too, giving the Angel Haze-assisted track a surprisingly emotive cartoon video.  “We wanted to create a limitless playground that Angel and I could live in…

MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS – DOWNTOWN

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ latest offering features Hip Hop legends Kool Moe Dee, Grandmaster Caz and Melle Mel.  It goes so whole-heartedly for the throwback vibe that it seems more than a little bit like Hip Hop’s answer to ‘Uptown Funk’; it feels a little dirty but you’re lying if you said it’s not a little…

JAY ROCK – 90059

Shortly before announcing the album’s title, release date and tracklist, Jay Rock releases title track, ‘90059’.  Beginning with some smooth vocals from SZA over a Funky bass lurch, the track switches up by the time JR gets on the mic with an unrestrained, ODB-esque flow.  ‘90059’ the album [with guest features from Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q,…

EARL SWEATSHIRT – OFF TOP [VIDEO]

Despite some issues surrounding its release, Earl Sweatshirt’s ‘I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside‘ was a real triumph; undoubtedly one of the finest albums of the year so far.  Four month’s later and a second video from his sophomore LP emerges.  The grainy, vivid cartoon video for ‘Off Top’ is a stark contrast to…

KENDRICK LAMAR – FOR FREE? [VIDEO]

Following ‘Alright‘, the latest visual release from Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly‘ comes with a new video for interlude ‘For Free?’.  The track itself sees Kendrick deliver a fast-paced diatribe, ripping apart American politics as well as the demands of some women on their men.  Fittingly, the video does not pause for breath for one second, as Lamar…

LION BABE – IMPOSSIBLE [VIDEO]

Was anyone looking for an excuse to stare in total adoration at Lion Babe’s Jillian Hervey for three minutes?  We were, and the new video for ‘Impossible‘ provides the opportunity to do just that.  The visuals see the duo perform the track against a black backdrop, bathed in gold lighting and glitter.  The video feels as…

KWAMIE LIV – HIGHER

The visuals for Kwamie Liv’s new single ‘Higher’ are effortlessly beautiful.  Directed by Marion Dupas for Caviar, it follows the trials and tribulations of two lovers on a never-ending set of bunk beds.  The track is produced by the Denmark-based vocalist along with Baby Duka, and is the first from a forthcoming second project out late 2015 on FAME BEAR…

KENDRICK LAMAR – ALRIGHT

After an electrifying performance at last week’s BET Awards which prompted Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera to [ludicrously] label him “more [damaging] to young African Americans than racism“, Kendrick Lamar releases the visual element to ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ single ‘Alright’.  Not that such a glaringly ignorant statement is worthy of a response, but one look at this monochrome…

SNOOP DOGG & PHARRELL WILLIAMS – SO MANY PROS

Having released the visuals for ‘Peaches N Cream‘ from their upcoming album ‘BUSH’, Snoop Dogg & Pharrell Williams release another new track ‘So Many Pros’.  In conjunction, The Doggfather has released a set of movie posters via Buzzfeed to accompany the track.  Stream the brand new video below via YouTube.

KENDRICK LAMAR – KING KUNTA [VIDEO]

  ‘King Kunta‘ is certainly one of the more infectious, accessible tracks on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly‘, if not one of the best.  It’s fitting then, that the track receives the visual treatment.  Given that the album is a product of Kendrick’s hometown in so many ways, it’s even more fitting that the video…