I just like the split-screen situation of this video. We canceled our HBO a while ago, but I understand this is the theme for the series How to Make It In America. Additional link: Aloe Blacc on Stones Throw
From the Distant Relatives' MySpace page: Distant Relatives is an album created by two great artists to explore and celebrate the correlations and deep-rooted connections between reggae and hip hop, tracing both sounds back to the African motherland that is both the cradle of humanity and the wellspring of mankindʼs music. Unlike all previous collaborations [...]
The duo known as J*Davey–Miss Jack Davey and Brook D'Leau–will be dropping their new album, New Designer Drug, later this year on Warner Bros. H/T to Concrete Loop for the heads up.
In this three (3) minute video, Derek Sivers (founder of CD Baby) dissects some important lessons on what it takes to start a movement. More on Derek here.
Posting this at the recommendation of @Stevewnyc who, in a comment to my Badu post, suggested that we look at this video as another example of how art can challenge societal conventions just by taking over spaces that are considered public. If you look at this video, Matt and Kim's, or the work of Spencer [...]
So Janelle and the Wondaland team went with this song, not “Cold War,” for the first video. Cool. And the May 18 release of The ArchAndroid is closer than you think. Hat tip to ThisIsRealMusic.com for the heads up on the video.
Notice the nod to Matt and Kim at the beginning of Erkyah's video? This is the video that kicked her idea off. Times Square and it's cold outside. Check it.
Erykah’s new video. Brave? Gimmick-y? Thought-provoking? Self-indulgent? Brilliant? Discuss.
Just 'cause I'm feeling this new album. Dubby goodness. Just wallow in all that low end! UPDATE: My former colleague, Paul James, hipped me to the fact that the video is a recut/mashup of the Massive Attack song and the trailer for the movie The Fall by Tarsem Singh (REM's Losing My Religion and the [...]