Regardless, I’m Still An R. Kelly Fan
One day as a freshman in high school, my friend Toby and I were in social studies class. The teacher had us pair up to work on an assignment. We finished the assignment and was chatt’in it up with the girls next to us, Erica…
WATCH: Thundercat – Them Changes
Thundercat – one third of the LA Hip Hop Holy Trinity which includes Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar – recently released his dope ass mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam. In true artistic mesmerizing fashion, Thundercat dropped a cerebral video for the ultra-smooth…
WATCH: Kendrick Lamar’s EPIC Performance on First ‘Late Show With Stephen Colbert’ Episode
Kendrick Lamar, our favorite young rapper over on these parts, just fucked the game up with a dope 4-song medley performance on the inaugural episode of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”
WATCH: Rapper Earthtone Remixes Kendrick Lamar in “Seedless”
Check out a recent music video from the artist called “seedless,” a track off of the “New Balance” Mixtape. Earthtone spits staccato-like bars over the beat to Kendrick Lamar’s “Sing About Me.”
WATCH: Fly Young Red Remixes Rihanna’s “Money” Along With Trans Models & A Bentley
From his introduction to the world on “Throw That Boy Pussy” all the way to this latest remix of Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money,” FYR both lyrically and visually holds it down for the “boys who like boys.”
WATCH: Rapper Earthtone Gets “21 Missed Calls” in a Dark Motel Room with Bry’Nt… Wait, What?
Cypher Avenue’s G.O.A.T. (and Octavius Williams’ favorite rapper ever, ever) Earthtone made a unexpected cameo on Bry’Nt’s music video, “21 Missed Calls” a couple months ago.
WATCH IT IN HD: Kendrick Lamar Drops Impressive Music Video Visuals For “Alright”
Kendrick Lamar is here to stay. Fresh off of his “patriotic” BET Awards performance that opened the show that caused Fox News to lose their shit, Kendrick releases the second music video from his epic (and revolutionary) To Pimp A Butterfly album, “Alright.”
MixTape Review: EarthTone – New Balance
It’s no secret that EarthTone is one of my favorite gay rappers. I’ve referred to him as the G.O.A.T. (Greatest Of All Time) gay rapper in a previous post and selected his video for the track Fuck Is You as the best of the Top…
Jay Z vs. Nas: Which Emcee Has The Better Post-“Ether” Discography?
Just because an artist is more popular, that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re a “better” artist. I think a shining example of this was the reaction to the 2014 Grammy Awards when Beck beat out Beyonce for album of the year. The fans of super-mega-popular Beyonce…
Take A Visual Listen – Stromae, Azealia & Lamar
Stromae – Carmen I have definitely neglected to feature the talented French mega star Stromae before now…my bad. He has released an animated video for his classically inspired track Carmen. The video focuses on social media-self-centeredness and consumerism. I’m sure we all see the examples…
Music Review – Drake’s If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Either you’re a Drake fan or you’re not. It seems like most of the reviews I’m reading online for Drake’s If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late are from fans or well-known publications brown nosing as to not burn bridges in lieu of a future…
WATCH – Goodbye Tomorrow’s “Jay-Z”
The mysterious artist Goodbye Tomorrow recently released a video to his new song Jay-Z. The track is already nice but the creativity of the video suggests that GT may be in the vein of Talib Kweli, Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar as it pertains to…
Childish Gambino, Pit Bull, Wiz Khalifa & More Read Mean Tweets
Jimmy Kimmel’s latest edition of Mean Tweets is fucking hilarious. This is the second Music Edition and he offers us a really good line up of A-List artists. Childish Gambino’s tweet is something a couple of us have shared on this website before. Most of…
Take A Visual Listen
Cypher Ave presents some dope and interesting videos from some familiar and not so familiar hip-hop and R & B artists. Enjoy and make sure to give us your opinions and feedback. We’re Stans for Flying Lotus. The music and cerebral creativity from this kat…
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