Mark Romanek is one of the great directors in music-video history. He did Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer” and Beck’s “Devil’s Haircut” and Fiona Apple’s “Criminal” and Jay-Z’s “99 Problems” and Johnny Cash’s “Hurt.” His video for Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” was seriously problematic in a lot of ways, and also just plain annoying, … More »
After a couple years on the scene, one mixtape (2015’s .Wav Theory), and a couple EPs, Chicago rapper Tokio has announced that his debut album, .WWW, will be out next month. It was recorded at Rick Rubin’s Shangri La studio and features the previously released tracks “Drift,” “Hot Shit,” and “Swim.” … More »
Produced by Cam O’Bi.
Teddy Jackson enlists the help of Erica René, Smino and Jean Deaux for “The Flyest Singalong,” a brand new joint inspired by the alphabet photo-book Too Fly Not To Fly by Des Owusu and Briana Mclean (Briana also did the cover art for this single). Someone’s got to do it for the kids, right? Job well done, Teddy.
Listen to “The Flyest Singalong” below.