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By   |  23 February 2013 14:43 pm  |   Video
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Ex-Das Racist man Heems yanks the unforgettable opening scene from Blade for his new “Desi Shoegaze Taiko” video.

 

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By   |  28 December 2012 21:41 pm  |   Editorial
Top 20 Mixtapes

If there’s one thing we’ve realized in 2012, it’s that the best music isn’t always sold in stores. With much scrutiny and even more head scratching, here we present to you our top 20 mixtapes of 2012.

 

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By   |  18 November 2012 19:27 pm  |   Editorial
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It has to be said that in mid-November, with 2012 coming to a close (seriously, how fast has this year gone?!), most of the year’s biggest talking points have already been milked: Frank Ocean’s coming out party, Obama being re-elected and Kendrick Lamar altering the trajectory of hip-hop (for good, hopefully). But that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to look forward to in the coming months. J. Cole’s Born Sinner (which is shaping up to be a stellar effort–just lend an ear to “Miss America“), Kid Cudi’s Indicud and Pusha T’s G.O.O.D. Music debut all await us in early 2013. Oh, and not to mention the prospect of new Kanye, Jay-Z and Eminem albums (fingers crossed!) But in the meantime, hit the jump to peep some new tracks and videos from this week that will help hold the anticipation over ’til then. Shouts to Public Enemy, Hot Sugar, OverDoz., Dyme-A-Duzin and REKS.

 

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By   |  14 November 2012 15:50 pm  |   Audio
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One-third of Das Racist, Heems, today follows up on January’s impressive Nehru Jackets with his second solo project, Wild Water Kingdom.

 

 

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By   |  4 November 2012 23:58 pm  |   Editorial
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Okay, I hold my hands high, Kendrick Lamar and his (ridiculous, incredible, game-changing) good kid, m.A.A.d city album has been the focus point of my rants for the past two weeks now, but it’s only necessary.

 

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Greg Grease – “Forward”

 

 

If you’ve managed to get this far during the week, you probably deserve a break. And what good timing to introduce Greg Grease‘s latest video for “Forward”, a stripped down, less-is-more banger that doesn’t need to be overdramatic to get it’s point across. Directed by Adam Dunn as a part of his #LABB (Lights and a Backdrop) series, the visuals are as minimalistic as it gets, allowing the Grease, his DJ and his turntable to play centre stage. Check it out and be sure to pick up Greg Grease’s Black King Cole EP if you don’t already own it.

 

  1. Blu & Nottz (feat. Rashad) – “End of the World”
  2. CJ Fly (feat. A La $oul & Phife Dawg) – “Seek Well”
  3. Boldy James (feat. Earl Sweatshirt, Da$h & Domo Genesis) – “Reform School” (prod. by The Alchemist)
  4. Danny Brown (feat. Scrufizzer) – “Dubstep”
  5. Black Milk – “Dismal”
  6. Alterbeats (feat. Guilty Simpson & The Rockness Monstah) – “Fruit Punch”
  7. Snow Tha Product (feat. CyHi The Prynce) – “Hold You Down”
  8. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Harold’s”
  9. Childish Gambino – “Yaphet Kotto”
  10. Stan Ipcus – “Wifey Material”
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