Category Archives: Interviews

The Roots Of… Erykah Badu

Q.U.E.E.N. Erykah Badu agreed to be the newest subject of Okayafrica’s “The Roots Of…” series. Partnered with African Ancestry, Okayafrica had Badu take a DNA test to trace her roots back to the precise region, country, and tribe of her maternal ancestors. Check it out below.

They call you indigo, we call you Africa / Go get baptized in the ocean of The People.

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A$AP Mob | L.O.R.D. (Release Date)

A$AP Mob’s forthcoming album, L.O.R.D., is slated for a March 4th release. The collective project from A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Twelvyy, A$AP Nast and A$AP Ant follows the 2013 release of A$AP Rocky’s Long.Live.A$AP, A$AP Ferg’s Trap Lord, and the group’s Lord$ Never Worry mixtape.
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Get It // Killer Mike x El-P (Run The Jewels)

After releasing their flawless 2012 collaboration, R.A.P. Music, Killer Mike and El-P have joined forces again to bring you the track “Get It”, their first single as a full-on duo with their new project Run The Jewels. Fool’s Gold will offer a free download of their album in June; they’re also putting out a limited edition physical release. Check the track and more out below.

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Deragliamenti

Filmmaker Chelsea McMullan’s documents the surreal myths surrounding Federico Fellini’s unmade film ll Viaggio di G. Mastorna Detto Fernet, which became a graphic novel instead, just before Fellini’s death in 1993. The short explains Fellini’s journey with this piece, as told by his long time collaborator and illustrator for ll Viaggio di G. Mastorna, Milo Manera. Continue reading Deragliamenti

DJ Spooky at the Met

Cool Hunting Rough Cut: DJ Spooky At The Met from Cool Hunting on Vimeo.

This year the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York developed its first artist residency program, kicking it off with DJ Spooky’s live string quartet and video composition exploring the elements in its title, “Of Water and Ice.” Continue reading DJ Spooky at the Met

Kid Cudi Talks About Leaving G.O.O.D. Music

Kid Cudi speaks on his departure from G.O.O.D. Music. Cudi also revealed that he never signed a full deal with Kanye West’s label. Cudi explained that his deal with G.O.O.D. Music was actually a partnership between Kanye and his Wicked Awesome imprint. “I’ve never been fully signed to G.O.O.D Music. It’s always been a joint venture between me and Kanye,” Cudi told LA Leakers. Check out the interview below.
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