MF DOOM, aka your favorite rapper's favorite rapper, aka the masked emcee with intricate rhymes and endless punchlines, built a cult following with his wordplay and comic-book style. He passed this October, a statement shared by his family and record label said.
Run the Jewels have shared a stop-motion music video for their RTJ4 song “walking in the snow.” The video—helmed by “Burn the Witch” and “Don’t Get Captured” director Chris Hopewell—features action figure version of Killer Mike and El-P leading a revolution against an icy, authoritarian regime.
The first solo album from The Black Angels' Alex Maas is named after his newborn son. Stretching across dreamy landscapes of doom-shaded country and downtempo rock, the album sounds like sauntering through dusty, double swinging doors of a saloon on a cloudy but bright day.
Sampa The Great just dropped her striking new video for “Time’s Up” and announced a partnership with the Narrm (Melbourne, Australia) based therapy practice Pola Psychology designed to shed light on the struggles experienced by African youth in accessing culturally safe, appropriate, and responsive mental health care.
Big Wild releases new mixes of his new single "Touch". The five-track collection features remixes by disco outfit Poolside and Australian duo Hermitude, a killer remix of the track in Spanish featuring Sotomayor.