Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Missy Elliot - "Put It On Ya" f. Teyana Taylor & Pharrell
Track is ridiculous and that breakdown? Sheeiiit (© Clay Davis)
N*E*R*D - "Soldier" f. Santigold
Nicole Wray Sighting!
Ced Hughes - "Jackers of the Swag" (Claire Hux Remix)
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Mos Def, Black Thought, & Eminem
Nicki Minaj, Buckshot, Crown Royyal, & Joe Budden
UPDATE - Wale, Nipsey Hussle, Gsan, & KRS-One
All the chatter leading up to the award show centered around Eminem. Marhall did his thing but I thought Joey's verse stole the show. Other notables included Nikki Minaj, Black Thought and Mos Def. I missed the session with Wale but I'm sure they'll air it again, again and then again for good measure. All in all, props to BET for throwing something together worth watching.
Update - Ickey Woods reference aside, Wale's verse was terrible. That whole I don't really care rhyme style is not a good look.
I'm watching Week 5 of the Blakroc sessions and who do I see? None other than Portsmouth's own Nikki Wray and on top of that, she actually sounds better than I remember. If you aren't familiar, Blakroc is a collaboration project between Dame Dash and blues rockers The Black Keys.
Related links: Missy Elliot - "Put It On Ya" f. Teyana Taylor
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
AB the Pro on the beat. DC emcee, XO, on the mic. Not sure if this is an official video or if it's just a spec. Regardless, the visuals are great. Props to Nabeeh Bilal and Andrea Bowman for the illustration/animation work.
J $crilla - "No Love" Video
XO and K-Beta - "Guns & Butter" Video
UCB f. Wale - "Pat Your Weave" Video
Till the Casket Drops drops December 8th. Click here for the tracklist along with the production credits. In addition to the Neptunes, DJ Khalil and the Hitmen are all over this. On paper, this looks great. Let's hope it translates.
Saturday, October 17, 2009
According to Nahright.com, this track is off of Shock Value 2 and it features new Mosley Group signee SoShy. I'm not going to lie. After being spoiled by "Give It To Me" and "The Way I Are," this is a pretty disappointing first single.
Related links: Timbaland - "Morning After Dark" Video
Friday, October 16, 2009
This clip left me speechless. Then again, I'm easily amused by things of this nature. Seriously, Donato and Enrico take the flip book concept to another level.
Kseniya Simonova's Amazing Sand Drawing
Amazing Philips Carousel Commercial
Notte Sento: Short film made with 4500+ still photos
T-Shirt War: Stop Motion Music Video
Fresh electro rock tunes from up and coming Los Angeles based duo Jump Jump Dance Dance. Tune reminds me of roller rinks.
You Are Wrong I'm Bone Thugs & Harmon 2009 Year End Mix
Klaxons - "Golden Skans" (SebastiAn remix)
Chromeo - "Night by Night" (Video)
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
"The Flo™ toilet is an ergonomic, sustainable design concept for baby boomers that functions like a squat toilet. Designers maintain that using the Flo™ toilet is akin to yoga – by building and strengthening abdominal and back muscles. Only one-half to one gallon of water is used for flushing and The Flo™ reuses water from hand washing. To flush water from the tanks to the toilet, the Flo™ employs an electromagnetic ball valve that uses electromagnets. Go With the Flo™ also is free of mechanical parts. The toilet is fully self-sustaining and independent of electric power." - ASU News / Click image for more info.
Related links: Recycled Bike Wheel Clock
track courtesy of DCtoBC.com / pic courtesy of bbcicream.com
N*E*R*D's Newest Member Rhea
Clipse - "Back by Popular Demand" Vid (prod. by The Neptunes)
Monday, October 12, 2009
By now, I'm sure you've already heard about N.E.R.D.'s new addition. I didn't want to post anything up until I had more info. After some research, according to HipHopCanada.com, Rhea is Guyana born and Ontario raised. She received a full ride from Berklee College of Music for singing. We now know this girl has some pipes. She's currently working on an album that will be put out by DJ Clue's imprint. I don't really know what to expect except that it should be great since Skateboard P and co. haven't steered me wrong yet... at least with the N.E.R.D. projects.
Related links: N*E*R*D - "Sooner or Later" Video
Advertising Agency: Serve Marketing, Milwaukee, WI, USA
It's a shame that we even need an organization like this.
Click image to enlarge.
Michael Stich - Aids Prevention Campaign
Lace Up Save Lives - (NIKE)RED Campaign
The Silverust is a new project from Richmond emcee Nickelus F and Virginia Beach producer Kid Icarus. I'm definitely feeling the new direction and word is the Neptunes might be contributing to their album.
Skillz - The Rap Up 2002-2009
Skillz Presents Hip Hip Confessions
Sunday, October 11, 2009
Short film by Yi Zhou featuring Pharrell Williams
Music by Ennio Morricone (Cheaa! Ennio is that dude.)
Costumes by Rick Owens and BBC Icecream
Friday, October 9, 2009
Advertising Agency: Y&R Bangkok, Thailand
Probably stunk after a day or two of usage but I dig it nonetheless. Click image for more info.
Michael Stich - Aids Prevention Campaign
Pathfinder Teen Homeless Shelter Ad
Thursday, October 8, 2009
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Video for KiD A's latest single. Available at iTunes.
Shoot The Moon (KiD A, Ced Hughes, Gabe Niles) - "Graduation"
KiD A - In A Dream House, We All Ride Carousels EP
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
The storylines for most of these books are pretty ridiculous. It's easy to imagine how reading literature this intense can affect the reader. Now imagine what it's like to actually write it. Click images for descriptions and to see the rest of the list.