Watch Raury’s Animated Video For “Fly”

Even with very little exposure to Raury’s music and message, it’s easy to tell that this young artist is a dreamer. His music is wide-eyed and full of ambition. But Raury is smart, and while a... Read more »

Watch A$AP Mob Discuss How “Purple Swag” Changed Their Lives

It’s hard to imagine that it’s only been about four years since we first posted about A$AP Rocky. When he emerged on the scene with his “Purple Swag” video, many people were on the fence about... Read more »

Video: Killer Mike – “Ric Flair”

Four years after its original release, Killer Mike’s triumphant “Ric Flair” (off 2011’s Pl3dge has a music video. The release was Mike’s birthday present to himself, shared at 4:20 on 4/20: The clip is a look... Read more »

Waka Flocka Flame Wants to be President and Explains What He’d Do If Elected

The presidential campaign season is in full swing right now, and another candidate has just been announced—Waka Flocka Flame. Waka waited until his favorite day 4/20, to sit down with Rolling Stone and announce his candidacy... Read more »

Get to Know Los Angeles Band Dutch Party With Their ‘Astral Nights’ EP

L.A. rockers Dutch Party have been buzzing ever since releasing two tracks in December. They’ve cornered the market for laid-back, minimalist funk rock, drawing on their native California for lyrical inspiration and letting those same vibes... Read more »

Mos Def Joins A$AP Rocky For Red Bull Music Academy Lecture

Most people may not even be aware, but Mos Def (aka Yasiin Bey) has seen the growth of A$AP Rocky from the beginning. As someone who keeps his ear to the younger acts, Mos got put... Read more »

Watch 2 Chainz Smoke Out Of A $10,000 Bong

You may be celebrating 4/20 at some point today, but you’re certainly not doing it like 2 Chainz is. His GQ series “Most Expensivest Sh*t” takes things to another level for the smoker’s holiday, crash landing... Read more »

Watch the Beautifully Simple Video For Brooklyn-Based Singer CE’s “Mudra”

“Troublin’ mind, I’m blue / But I won’t be blue always…” CE is an independent singer/producer/rapper from San Francisco and based in Brooklyn. He’s one half of the hip-hop duo Quincy Vidal. In 2012, he released his... Read more »

Video Premiere: Marz Leon – “W H I T E L I O N Z”

Marz Leon’s eye for striking imagery goes hand in hand with her music. From her Instagram account to her cover art, it’s evident that she pays special attention to curating a strong visual element, and she keeps... Read more »

Drake Brings Out Surprise Guest Nicki Minaj at Coachella

Drake made headlines at this time last week when everyone was talking about Madonna coming out for a make-out session during his set at the first weekend in Coachella. So how do you top that? You don’t. For... Read more »