GRID - Public Enemy, Cypress Hill, George Clinton

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Public Enemy, George Clinton, and Cypress Hill recently collaborated to address Instagram addicts in a new song called GRID.  This song is off of Public Enemy's latest album,...

Nipsey Hussle on Patience

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Nip's presence is really missed but his music and words of wisdom live on forever.  I came across this interview where he speaks on patience and karma and...

Adjustment Period - COOL

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About a month ago I did the artwork for Adjustment Period, a dope duo consisting of Sydney Jane and Carlitta Howard (aka the love of my life).  They...

TRIUMPH - Otis Fonde

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A couple of months ago a friend of mine reached out to me and asked that I provide the art for his upcoming album.  I was excited to...

Ovrkast - Face

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Ovrkast is another budding producer/rapper i've been keeping my eye on.  Check out his single "Face" ft. Navy Blue Below.

Black Noi$e - Mutha Magick (feat. bbymutha)

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I saw bbymutha at an Earl Sweatshirt concert about a year and some change ago when Earl Sweatshirt came to Denver to promote his album, SRS.  Ever since...

Tame Impala - Is It True

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This song has been in my painting playlist for about a month now.  It finally has a video to accompany it.  Check out Tame Impala's "Is It True"...

Animal Collective - My Girls

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I wanted to share this jam i'm listening to at midnight on a Tuesday while I tear up some artwork.

In Your Eyes Remix (Animated Music Video)

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Diggin' this animated video from The Wknd & Doja Cat  

Black Thought

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One of my favorite freestyles is resonating a little more than usual today.  This took place at Harvard  a few years ago. The artist is Black Thought, frontman...