Meow The Jewels, the cat-sound infused remix project from Run The Jewels, is easily one of the most unique undertakings in the history of Rap music. In a new ‘Paw-cumentary’ from Mass Appeal, the pair talk about the inception of the project as tongue-in-cheek RTJ2 deluxe package, the real world difference it ended up making and what that represents from a social perspective. Here’s a fun fact: This project that essentially started as a joke allowed Mike and El-P to make two donations of $20,000 each to the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, and there’s nothing funny about that.
Archive for the 'Documentary' Category
Earlier this month, Lil Dicky dropped one of the most insane music videos I’ve seen in a minute. Here’s how he pulled it off on a shoestring budget.
FADER spent a week with Vic Mensa out in Chicago and shot the Down To Start A Riot documentary.
Previously: Vic Mensa – All That Shines
Jay Rock releases the 90059 documentary before we get the album on September 11th.
Here’s Noisey’s new documentary on “Fuck The Police,” arguably N.W.A’s most iconic song and certainly their most controversial. In addition to first person commentary from Ice Cube and DJ Yella, they also speak with retired Compton police officers and former gangbangers to provide the cultural context for the creation of the song and the anti-law enforcement sentiment in Los Angeles in the 80′s.
Previously: Kendrick Lamar Interviews N.W.A for Billboard
Here’s a great new mini-documentary on Styles P and Jadakiss’ foray into the juice bar business with the Juices For Life chain. For this new episode of Elite Daily’s Insights series, they speak to the pair about the lack of nutrional food options in the ghetto and the desperate need for healthy alternatives.
h/t Mikey Fresh
Previously: Styles P ft. Jadakiss – My Party
Here are episodes 3 and 4 of Gasface’s ongoing 7-part Hell Train series. Episode 3 features NYC street legend and Blackhand Entertainment founder Chaz Williams speaking on the military service of his father, his career as a bankrobber and his subsequent sentence to 95 years in prison, escape and eventual release.
Episode 4, which you can watch below, features OG NYC Rap journalist Bonz Malone drawing a parallel between his days as a graf writer destroying fresh trains and his subsequent career as a writer destroying blank pages with his words. He also speaks on the draw of New York City itself and its singular ability to bring the best out of people.
Narrated by Bodega BAMZ.
In part 4 of his Like I Never Left documentary, Future discusses the formula for his success and his codeine use. DS2 drops at midnight.
Previously: Future – Like I Never Left Pt. 3 (Documentary)
In part 3 of his Like I Never Left documentary series, Future and DJ Esco speak on their relationship and he heads to Zona Man’s house in Chicago to lay some vocals down.
Dirty Sprite 2 drops this Friday, July 17th. Hit the jump for the full album tracklist.