Buddy – “Hey Up There” (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign) Video

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Up-and-coming Compton rapper Buddy shared “Black” featuring A$AP Ferg back in April and today he released another impressive collaborative track called “Hey Up There” with Ty Dolla $ign. On it, they sing confidently about hard work paying off. The accompanying video substantiates that sentiment with shots of Buddy flying around in a helicopter … More »

Buddy – “Black” (Feat. A$AP Ferg) Video

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Last year, the Compton rap prospect Buddy linked up with Kaytranada for the collaborative EP Ocean & Montana. After that sunny, laid-back release, though, Buddy has been cranking out higher-energy tracks like “That Much” (which has a really great video) and the A$AP Ferg collab “Black.” “Black” has a new video, and it’s … More »

Common’s August Greene Project Is A Blissful Middle-Aged Jazz-Rap Jam Session

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If you wanted to argue that Common was a corny motherfucker — an argument that you could make without stretching any bounds of credulity — you wouldn’t have to look any further than last weekend’s Oscars. Common, who’s already won one Best Original Song Oscar, was nominated for another, for a song called “Stand Up … More »

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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There’s something beautifully perverse about Father John Misty making such a regular prestigey music video for “Leaving LA,” a song that’s 13 minutes long. It’s a beautifully shot video of an amazing song, but who has 13 minutes for that? Who has the patience to keep staring at this particular YouTube video for that … More »

Buddy – “That Much”

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Earlier this year, Compton rapper Buddy teamed up with Montreal producer Kaytranada for a whole EP worth of songs, and today he’s announced that he’ll be releasing another EP later this year called Magnolia that was made entirely in collaboration with Mike & Keys (fka the Futuristiks). “That Much” is the first we’re hearing … More »

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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It didn’t make this week’s list, but I’d like to give a shout out to Selena Gomez’s deeply ridiculous “Bad Liar” video. I like that Selena Gomez really thought she could do the full Peter Sellers/Eddie Murphy and play multiple characters in the same video, and I also like that the whole plotline, with … More »

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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It didn’t make this week’s list, but I’d like to give a shout out to Selena Gomez’s deeply ridiculous “Bad Liar” video. I like that Selena Gomez really thought she could do the full Peter Sellers/Eddie Murphy and play multiple characters in the same video, and I also like that the whole plotline, with … More »