Archive for the 'Documentary' Category

Video: Chiraq – Chief Keef Takes the Suburbs (Ep. 8)

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Noisey visits Keef’s house in the ‘burbs for the final episode of their Chiraq documentary series.

In our final episode of Chiraq, we discover what the Nation Of Islam thinks about the Chiraq phenomena then finally get an audience in the court of Almighty Sosa, a.k.a. Chief Keef, a.k.a. young Keith Cozart. Filmed at his house in the suburbs of Chicago, Keef spends his time whipping donuts around the backyard on an ATV. There, we talk to the rapper and meet fellow GBE members who show us what happens when Sosa drops 10,000 dollars on paintball equipment.

Previously: Chiraq – How to Make It Out of Chiraq (Ep. 7)

Stones Throw Records: Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton (Documentary Preview)

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Here’s the first 5 minutes or so of Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton, a new documentary on independent label Stones Throw that was featured at SXSW this past week. The doc looks at the legacy of the small niche label founded 18 years ago by Peanut Butter Wolf and includes commentary from A-Trak, ?uestlove, MF DOOM, Madlib, Kanye West, Common and many others. Check here for the times and locations of future screenings of the film.

Previously: Inside Peanut Butter Wolf’s Vinyl Collection

Big K.R.I.T. ft. Big SANT & Smoke DZA – Steps

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

K.R.I.T. Week continues into the weekend with a new cut called “Steps” and a mini-documentary of the same name.

Hit the jump to check out the doc, which follows K.R.I.T. as he tours the country.

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Video: T.I. – Beyond The Trail (Documentary)

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Here is the full 1 hour unreleased T.I. documentary Beyond The Trail that was supposed to drop back in 2011.

Previously: T.I. – Drunk In Love (Remix)

Video: YG – My Krazy Life (Documentary Trailer)

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Here’s a preview of My Krazy Life, an upcoming documentary from Compton’s YG that will debut through Complex on March 18th. This clip features commentary from A$AP Rocky, Drake, Jeezy, Meek Mill DJ Mustard, Kendrick Lamar and others.

Previously: YG ft. Lil Wayne, Rich Homie Quan, Meek Mill & Nicki Minaj – My N*gga (Remix)

Video: Chiraq – How to Make It Out of Chiraq (Ep. 7)

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Episode 7 of Noisey’s Chiraq documentary takes another look at Chief Keef’s popularity in the city and how it has inspired a flood of gang related music. They also return to their conversation with Young Chop who talks about where he sees certain rising Chicago MCs going in the future and introduces us to producer Paris Bueller.

Previously: Chiraq – Young Chop & His Mom (Ep. 6) | 10 Studio Facts About Young Chop

Video: ?uestlove’s First Day Of The Tonight Show

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Okayplayer follows ?uestlove as he prepares for the premiere episode of the new Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Historic shit right here!

Questlove let Okayplayer TV’s cameras shadow him from 10am until star time on Day 1 of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, giving us unlimited access to his personal rituals of preparation and taking us behind the scenes of rehearsal and taping for the debut which featured guests Will Smith & U2.

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Video: Chiraq – #SaveMoney Busts Joey Purp Outta Jail (Ep. 5)

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Oh look, they spoke to some non-Drill artists. In Episode 5 of their ongoing Chiraq documentary series, Noisey accompanies Vic Mensa as he tries to raise bail for SAVEMONEY’s Joey Purp.

Hit the jump to check out footage of Mensa at SOB’s in NY last night.

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Video: Chiraq – Lil Durk Terrorizes The City (Ep. 4)

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Episode 4 of Noisey’s Chiraq documentary focuses on Lil Durk.

Previously: Lil Durk – 52 Bars Pt. 4

Video: Isaiah Rashad’s Cilvia Demo Mini-Documentary

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Isaiah Rashad gets shadowed from his first video shoot leading all the way up to the release of Cilvia Demo.

Catch him on ScHoolBoy Q’s OXYMORON World Tour starting on March 1st.

Previously: Isaiah Rashad – Soliloquy (Video)