Archive for the "Music" Category
5 years ago, Kanye dropped his sneaker collaboration with Louis Vuitton and had a little message for us.
Hailing from Uptown New Orleans, Cypher and Lu “Gums” Murphy are a promising up-and-coming rap duo as well as New Orleans steez spokespeople. Formerly known as Team Robot, the Crescent City conquerors decided to re-brand and change their name to Parallel – a moniker representing each one’s distinct path that run parallel to one another.
If you’re sick of hearing the same songs every day or just can’t keep up with new music, this is for you. DJ Kelly Green has put together a dope mix of new artists with everything from G-Eazy to Kevin Gates. Stream the playlist below via Spotify and get hip.
From around 1998-2000, Missy Eliott, Timbaland, Aaliyah and Ginuwine, self-dubbed the “Super Friends”, were everywhere. Aaliyah was America’s darling, Ginuwine was the self-proclaimed Bachelor and Timbaland & Missy put the “super” in Super Friends. The unique style and visuals were ahead of their time and can be credited for a few trends today (see: Drake). Always in each other’s videos, here’s some memorable cameos.
Missy, Timbaland & Magoo, and Aaliyah – “Up Jumps Da Boogie” (Why isn’t this on Spotify??)
Aaliyah – “Are You That Somebody”
Timbaland & Magoo – “Luv 2 Luv Ya”
“Rest in Peace to Michael Brown and to every young black man murdered in America, whether by the hands of white or black. I pray that one day the world will be filled with peace and rid of injustice. Only then will we all Be Free – Cole” (via @JColeNC)
Tyler the Creator and Odd Future served a dose of satire, in typical OF fashion, on 106 & Park last week.
Odd Future “Oldie”
“This is for the nigga in the suburbs
And the white kids with n*gga friends who say the n-word
And the ones that got called weird, fag, bitch, nerd
Cause you was into jazz, kitty cats, and Steven Spielberg” - Tyler