Video Premiere: Witty Rock – “Benzo”

When I asked Baltimore rapper Witty Rock what his song and accompanying video for “Benzo” were about, he responded: “It’s the transitioning and questioning stage in their career where they question the direction of their art... Read more »

Young Fathers: “If We Keep Saying We’re a Pop Band, You’ll Believe Us”

Young Fathers provided us with an acoustic performance and a conversation about their new album and the definition of pop music on their second day in the U.S.... Read more »

Video: Caribou – “Can’t Do Without You”

Caribou has been very busy lately with a long list of tour dates but thankfully there was enough down time to release the video for “Can’t Do Without You.” Similar to the song, the visuals build... Read more »

Video: Kano – “New Banger”

East London M.C. Kano‘s first new release in almost three years, a double A-side single, just dropped today—in case you weren’t already convinced to cop it, he also shared a fittingly frenetic video for the second single,... Read more »

Video: Pell ft. White Sea – “Runaway (Remix)”

Up-and-coming New Orleans rapper Pell is maximizing his post-SXSW momentum with a new video for the irresistible remix of his 2014 track “Runaway.” The song, which describes the impact of divorce on kids, doesn’t really broach... Read more »

Uh Oh, Plies Got Vine

By Matt Colwell You thought Plies was entertaining on Twitter and Instagram? Well here’s his new Vine account. Plies is the former XXL freshman rapper, turned internet persona/hero. Known for his vividly sexual Tweets and his... Read more »

Video: Snoop Dogg – “So Many Pros”

Last month, Snoop Dogg finally released “Peaches N Cream”—the first single from his forthcoming Pharrell produced album Bush and it gave us a preview of the funky sound they were going for. Now Snoop has released... Read more »

Video: A.Chal – “Gazi”

The enigmatic A.CHAL just shared visuals for “GAZI,” the somehow both encouraging and completely laidback debut track from his upcoming, as-yet-untitled project. The hazy video follows the mellow contours of the song, floating through an almost... Read more »

Video Premiere: Van Hunt – “Old Hat”

There are plenty of vintage funk and soul vibes going around, but finding that authentic sweet spot is difficult. So often, retro sounds are muddled with modern production and pop radio pandering. None of that is happening... Read more »

Another Kid Tried to Run Up on RiFF RAFF’s Stage

We saw what happened last time, but another RiFF RAFF fan decided to take the risk for a few minutes on stage with the Neon Icon. The kid gets tossed off stage like a limp fish, but... Read more »