You need only catch a couple lines from Thunderbird Gerard‘s debut EP T.R.O.U.B.L.E. (which we posted HERE, as well as below) to get a sense of the Brooklyn-via-London-via-Berlin emcee’s sensibilities. Hailing back from an era where rappers actually communicated, it’s not surprising Gerard has such a cosmopolitan pedigree. The debut EP is in fact allegorical, […]

7 May
New York-via-London-via-Berlin producer drops lyrical debut

I guess when you get some classic hip-hop dropped on you in a day, you should balance it off with some brand new school shit to keep the palate fresh. Here’s Thunderbird Gerard‘s T.R.O.U.B.L.E. EP made available for free download. New on the world stage, Gerard has distinguished himself via his lyrical flows and EDM-leaning […]

22 Nov
Los Angeles producer + Gary, Indiana's finest emcee

It seems like every week another highly hyped collaboration is announced in the world of hip hop, most producing quality well below that of either artist. Unfortunately the sum is usually less than value of the parts. This upcoming collab, pairing Freddi Gibbs fast spitting tales of urban woe with the production genius of Madlib, […]

A great mix by Teams to promote tonight’s Check Yo Ponytail (September 15th) club night, who will be opening for the LIAS favorites Teddybears at the Echoplex. We will be there for sure, excited to see what they have in store. Teams puts together a scrambled but interesting mix that touches on nu rap to […]

13 Jun
Odd Future's Hodgy Beats and Left Brain prep for upcoming BLACKENEDWHITE album

Today Mellowhype of OFWGKTA drop the video to their first single “64”, with the video concept created by Hodgy Beats. The two Odd Future emcees’ (Hodgy Beats and Left Brain) upcoming BLACKENEDWHITE album will be released on July 12 via Fat Possum.

13 Apr
Terry Richardson,Tyler the Creator, Syd the Kid, Damien, Domo and Left Brain kill them all

The Odd Future onslaught continues… what do you get when you mix the most hyped rap crew in a long minute, Terry Richardson, the minds at Vice and a studio filled with wigs, fake appendages, plastic breasts and more playthings than a Toys R Us? Click play below and find out… something tells me that […]

Ok, it’s not really to the death. And truth be told, it’s not even a duel. It is, however, an exhibit showcasing artwork inspired by the two filmmakers. Undoubtedly two of the most important and best auteurs of our time (yes, I’m considering the Brothers Coen as one singular film maker in this circumstance), there […]

Adidas is leaving nothing to chance with their latest adidas is all in campaign, uniting all of their best talent for a web-melting blog-proof commercial. Directed by the very talented Romain Gavras, while introducing a brand new much-anticipated Justice track (“Civilization”), the 2-minute piece features the strongest members of the adidas family — highlighting Derrick […]