Video: Sam Lachow – 80 Bars Pt. 5

Video: Sam Lachow – 80 Bars Pt. 5

The Lachow man put out his 80 Bars EP last month, featuring five “80 Bars” freestyles. During his show at The Neptune (sold out history, we might add), he performed a couple of them and the crowds went nuts. In the video for part V, he combines some of this fun footage on stage with his usual walking around random areas in Seattle rapping. There’s a blink and miss it moment where I’m in the video (2:04-2:06) behind Nacho Picasso. If you missed it, also watch my interview with Sam where he revealed that he’s working on a Huckleberry leftovers… continue reading

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Video: Brothers From Another – Blame It On My Youth

Video: Brothers From Another – Blame It On My Youth

The Seattle trio known as Brothers From Another, or BFA for short, look nothing like what you’d expect a hip-hop group to depict. That’s one of the reasons why they’re intriguing to pay attention to. Once they take your attention, they give back with some awesome music. Directed by Jon Holman, BFA created a lively visual for “Blame It On My Youth.” There’s lots of dancing (you know Nick Beeba loves to dance like there’s no tomorrow), being active in school, and some recent footage from a sold out performance. These three have some nice plans in the works for… continue reading

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Video: Mod Sun Ft. Travis Barker – Never Quit

Video: Mod Sun Ft. Travis Barker – Never Quit

Ode to Marijuana songs are nothing new. We’ve been getting them since the ’90s and won’t stop until the end of music. Some in this generation are creative, while others are less-than-memorable. Someone like Kid Cudi can create the melodic “Marijuana” and sound different than anybody else making weed raps. Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Curren$y, etc. The list goes on. At the forefront of the hippy-hop movement, Mod Sun tries his hand at it with “Never Quit.” Infusing the obvious Rock elements that come from using Travis Barker, Mod Sun’s “Never Quit” is a fun track and video. The two… continue reading

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Tuge Addresses Racial Tensions In “Clean Clothes” Video

Tuge Addresses Racial Tensions In “Clean Clothes” Video

Any artist that is taking time to talk about what’s going on in America should be appreciated. If they go a step further with something creative like Tuge does in “Clean Clothes,” they definitely deserve your time. Tuge gears up the message with a minute and some change of clips that include some recent news and pop culture that depicts the usage of the N-word. He raps about his point of view being a minority in the USA and also aims to uplift listeners with motivation as well. In addition to this video, he dropped his …and also with you… continue reading

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Rockstar Releases GTA Online Heists Trailer

Rockstar Releases GTA Online Heists Trailer

GTA Online’s heists have been teased since the launch of the game back in September 2013. They’ve been coming soon like the gaming equivalent of Jay Electronica’s debut album. There have been running jokes that suggest we’d never see them, but low and behold Rockstar sticks to their words at the perfect time. Many of gamers have upgraded or picked up the next gen versions, so online heists are the next move forward. The short trailer shows Lester mocking fans in a subtle way, then providing us with plenty of footage from many different heists including bank jobs, something to… continue reading

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Album Review: J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive

Album Review: J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive

A wise man once said, “Cole under pressure, what that make? Diamonds.” This man was Jermaine Cole, and the year was 2011 prior to his debut album. Since that moment, it seems like Cole is constantly living that phrase. He is living in the shadow of his older work in hopes that the North Carolina native can up the ante with his next projects. Instead of opting for the traditional route of releasing an album, J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive follows a unique pattern that’s not ground-breaking but seldom seen in hip-hop. November 17 was the day that J…. continue reading

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