Kendrick Lamar just dropped another dope joint, “The Blacker The Berry”. The new track was produced by Boi-1da and Terrace Martin.
“Common’s ‘her’ is not a woman but hip hop itself; Lamar’s ‘I’ is not (or not only) Kendrick Lamar but his community as a whole. This revelation forces the listener to a deeper and broader understanding of the song’s ‘you’.” – Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon
Check it out below.
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Jean Grae with her band The Everybody’s Pregnant released some awesome lo-fi visuals for the track “underneathu” from Jean’s #5 EP. The public access-styled video features Walt Chocolate (Quelle Chris), The Mechanic (Donwill), Leticia J and Ricky Diamond (Sonnymoon) with help from Kiki (Fernanda Meier). Check is out below.
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Noisey had the genius idea collaborate with 36 rappers to make one 40-minute track. And we thank them for it! The cut features Danny Brown, Pusha T, Raekwon, Killer Mike, Action Bronson, Prodigy, Young Thug, YG, Go Dreamer, Zebra Katz, Flatbush Zombies, and tons of others. It was produced by Hudson Mohawke, S-Type, and Nick Hook.
Continue reading The Rap Monument (40-Minute Posse Cut)
Over a quarter million views and counting… Thank you for understanding this piece… I caught a lot of flack for being naked in the video (which was done to symbolize our current state of vulnerability, loneliness, the way blacks were belittled, beaten, and bartered) but some people couldn’t look pass it. Some people couldn’t look pass the fact that the video was vulgar and graphic… Well… I cant apologize for any of that… I cant apologize for the truth… I can only thank those who understand, for understanding…
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Cutie and the Boxer is a 2013 American documentary film produced, shot, and directed by Zachary Heinzerling. The film focuses on the chaotic 40-year marriage of the painter/sculpture Ushio Shinohara and his wife Noriko. Continue reading Flick Picks: Cutie and the Boxer