Odd Future Freestyle with Terry Richardson

Tyler, The Creator and co. take to some freestyling whilst hanging out in Terry Richardson’s studio before a photoshoot. If you think the rapping sounds terrible, you’re not alone. Over the years, the Odd Future collective (Tyler especially) have made a strict effort to take the piss whenever the opportunity to freestyle pops up. Unsurprisingly, the group have become … Continue reading

Yasiin Bey x Louis Vuitton Honour Muhammad Ali

Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) has teamed up with Louis Vuitton and visual artist  Neils Shoe Meulman to deliver an absolutely breathtaking recreation of cultural icon Muhammad Ali‘s greatest poems. Yasiin, in ever-charismatic form, weaves effortlessly across the boxing ring whilst Neils paints the words ‘Dream’ and ‘Word’ in striking calligraphy across the white canvas.  The above video, aptly titled Dream, portrays Ali‘s iconic ‘Rumble in … Continue reading

Tyler, The Creator x Frank Ocean – Golden Girl

Mr Ocean has truly had a week to remember; dropping his debut album Channel Orange whilst showing an extreme amount of courage in a traditionally homophobic hip-hop community (which Frank is very much entwined with). The album itself is shaping up to be something of a masterpiece within the annals of Odd Future releases and sees Frankie continuing to push boundaries … Continue reading

Nas: Life is Good – Review

  Few hip hop artists have managed to remain relevant after extended stints in the game. Even the most legendary of stalwarts (Rakim, Big Daddy Kane and Kool G Rap, for example)have failed to match the output that sparked their respective rises to prominence as they stumbled into the modern era; either holding onto tired … Continue reading

Childish Gambino Reveals Cover Art + Lead Single

Donald Glover, under hip-hop alias Childish Gambino, has announced the release of his upcoming album Camp, with the album’s artwork (pictured above) and lead single Bonfire. From humble beginnings as a stand-up comedian and writer for 30 Rock, Donald Glover has branched out into acting with his role on the hit TV comedy series Community, … Continue reading

Raekwon Hints at Collab Album with Nas

In a recent interview with XXL, Wu Tang’s Raekwon talked up the possibility of a joint album with hip hop’s prodigal son, Nas. “I mean, whatever Nas wants, that’s my nigga. “As far as an album? We talked about that—Me and Nas sat down like real niggas like, ‘Yo, wassup! We need to do that!’ If everybody want that and me and him be … Continue reading