Stream Kevin Abstract’s Ghettobaby EP

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Kevin Abstract - GhettobabyThe Brockhampton crew is known for its tireless work ethic. The group put out three full-length albums in 2017 and followed that by hitting #1 with their major-label debut, Iridescence, last year. They just never seem to lose steam — and that’s not even accounting for the work individual members of the collective … More »

Kevin Abstract – “Baby Boy” Video

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Kevin-Abstract-Baby-Boy-videoLast week, Kevin Abstract, the mind behind the insurgent and internet-beloved rap “boy band” Brockhampton, released a pretty great three-song EP called ARIZONA baby. A couple of days before he did that, he shared a video for opening track “Big Wheels,” which turned out to be our favorite songMore »

Stream Kevin Abstract’s ARIZONA baby EP

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Kevin-Abstract-ARIZONA-babyBefore the rise of Brockhampton, the California-based “boy band” rap crew who have caused so much excitement over the last few years, group leader Kevin Abstract was mostly known as a solo artist. In 2016, Abstract released his second solo album American Boyfriend: A Suburban Love Story. And right now, Abstract is following that one … More »

Kevin Abstract – “Big Wheels” Video

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Brockhampton released their last full-length album, Iridescence, last year. That album rose to #1 and made our Best Albums Of 2018 list. They’ve been laying low since then, aside from band leader Kevin Abstract, who has a new project on the horizon. A … More »

Brockhampton – “1997 Diana” Video

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LA alt-rap boy band Brockhampton blew up last year in the midst of releasing their Saturation album trilogy. The heightened attention brought with it some disturbing allegations against now-former bandmate Ameer Vann a few months ago. Now they’re gearing up to share a new album, without Vann, called The Best Years … More »

Brockhampton – “1998 TRUMAN” Video

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Brockhampton-1999-Truman-videoBrockhampton season never really goes away. Sometimes, it just goes quiet for a few weeks at a time. But now it’s back with a vengeance. After releasing three albums last year, the multifaceted LA-based rap boy band has been getting ready to release a new album that’s apparently called The Best Years Of Our Lives. More »

Brockhampton – “1999 WILDFIRE” Video

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Kevin AbstractComing off of the release of their trilogy of classic Saturation albums last year, the restless, creative, endlessly energetic LA-via-Texas rap collective/boy band Brockhampton were on a roll. But shortly after signing to RCA and announcing a new album called Puppy this spring, the future of the group was called into question in … More »

Kevin Abstract Addresses Ameer Vann Allegations, Says Brockhampton’s Next Album Is Probably Delayed

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Last week, Brockhampton member Ameer Vann was accused of sexual misconduct, manipulation, and abuse. Vann denied any criminal wrongdoing, but admitted that he had “been in relationships where I’ve fucked up and disrespected my partners.” Kevin Abstract, the ringleader of the group, took to his Instagram Live last night (via High Snobiety) … More »

Watch Nardwuar Interview Brockhampton

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One of the weird pleasures of music fandom, in recent years, has been watching young rap stars who are first baffled and then deeply enthusiastic while speaking with veteran video-interview Nardwuar. Nardwuar does deep research into all his interview subjects, coming up with little factoids about each of them that even their closest friends might … More »

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

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In this space in past years, I’ve usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It’s a variation of the auteur theory, as visionaries like Nabil and Hiro Murai have used artists as vehicles for their ideas and approaches. This year, though, it feels like the artists themselves who are driving things, and … More »