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Video: Saul WIlliams ‘DNA/Coded Language’

For those unfamiliar with Saul Williams he’s a dope poet and artist of many mediums. Emerged along with Spike Lee and E Badu out the Brooklyn Renaissance of the 90s.” I take pride in being called a poet mostly because it feels like an ordination.”  On that tip he put out one of my favorite    […]

Video: K. Gaines “Super Id”

Brooklyn MC K. Gaines just dropped the visuals for “Super ID” from his forthcoming album Rumspringa: The Wildman Chronicles. Killer flow and sharp content– we can’t wait to hear the whole album!

Video: Sofia Snow “Hazard Lights”

Our friend and founder of the Not Enough Mics collective, Sofia Snow just released a video for her track “Hazard Lights.” Sofia is a poet, mc, writer, educator, cultural organizer and all around bad ass. Check out the visuals below and listen to our interview and freestyle session with Sofia here.

Video: R. L. Burnside “Going Down South”

Label mate and major influence to blues revivalists The Black Keys, R.L. Burnside’s career spanned more than 40 years, from his hometown of Harmontown, Mississippi to Chicago. A protege of blues legend Mississippi Fred McDowell, Burnside pioneered a stripped down electric blues style that carried the classic Delta blues into the 21st century. Here is    […]