Meyhem Lauren’s Got The Fever TV is back, showcasing more of New York’s incredible graffiti culture and legendary personalities. So, what’s the word? This episode features Jakee, a major player since the early 90s. She talks about her come up and gives realness about being a female writer in the game. Turning the cameras around, hang with Mey on the streets of NYC—and at the spa—with NoiseyRapshere. Plus! Grab tix for the Piatto D’Oro album release show in NYC on 6/2 here. Be sure to nab your free download of Piatto and cop a T-shirt!
Premiered on FACT, find love in a virtual world with Hoodboi’s new video for “Closer” feat ASTR. CGI artist SHINOSM animated Anny Wang‘s single art with neo new age panache, complete with underwater lightshows and cloud-bursting beat drops. Listen to the remix EP now!
AIRHORN! Meyhem Lauren takes center stage in the new music video for “Badmon Ting,” feat. Big Body Bes with his right hand man Action Bronson stepping behind the lens for his directorial debut. Bouncing from Jamaica Ave to the actual island, this colorful clip features Meyhem flexing his hooligan charm and always-entertaining bars (“Gucci kicks got me looking like a poinsettia” ) over catchy-as-hell dancehall boom bap from producer Farhot. Download “Badmon Ting” now and stay tuned for Piatto D’oro dropping in May!
Meyhem Lauren is taking Queens swagger worldwide, traveling the globe with Action Bronson on their travel / dining show F**k That’s Delicious (invading a home near you on the VICELAND cable channel). Their adventures are just an appetizer for Piatto D’Oro, Meyhem’s upcoming free solo release on Fool’s Gold. “Sauce” also scores the trailer for Meyhem’s new web series Got The Fever TV, showcasing rare footage and one-on-ones with some of graffiti’s most iconic and notorious personalities. Watch the trailer on juxtapoz.com.
Black Atlass’ slinky, seductive single “Tonight” gets an equally alluring music video from acclaimed fashion photographer Kenneth Cappello. Conjuring a high-gloss world of vintage supermodel shoots, the classic B&W beach video vibes quickly turn hallucinatory, with Black Atlass’ yearning vocals soundtracking a Cronenberg-worthy body party. Even if tarantulas aren’t your turn on (yet), “Tonight” is a must-watch. Stay tuned for more from Black Atlass in the coming months.
Premiered on Revolt TV, ManMan Savage lives up to his name on “Takin Shots,” shaking dreads and wilding out to his anthemic Fool’s Gold single in the most unlikely boxing match ever. Turn up and get familiar with ATL’s newest knockout MC. Watch the video above to “Takin Shots” and listen here.
The turntables might wobble but they don’t fall down… the same can’t be said for A-Trak’s cowgirl friends in the delightfully absurd new video for his hit Jamie Lidell collaboration “We All Fall Down.” Featuring a mechanical bull dance partner, some brave sweethearts of the rodeo, and Trizzy holding court as saloon master of ceremonies, this “WAFD” video is one foot-stomping night out. Watch the video here and order the 7″ vinyl backed with “Jamie’s Version” at store.foolsgoldrecs.com.
Brenmar takes mobile macking to new levels with his latest single “She Already Know It.” The NY club king follows up last year’s epic Award EP with his steamiest track to date, creating the perfect setting for guest MCs Beatking, ManMan Savage and Jeff Chery to get inappropriate through the wire. Pass the aux cord and play this loud… watch the cameo-filled cell phone video now, and be sure to get tix for Brenmar’s Valentines’ Day b2b set with DJ Sliink at Good Room in BK.
Montreal beat king Shash’U is back with a new video from his ultra-funky, ‘80s-inspired PWRFNK EP. Putting a playfully creepy spin on his roots in the professional street dance world, this body part-swapping clip takes viewers to “the lab” for real. Listen to PWRFNK now on all digital services, and get the limited-edition double vinyl (paired with Shash’U’s Thru Da Night EP) from the Fool’s Gold store.
Dancing diamonds and hypercolor predators clash in the glitchy and beautiful new video for Madeaux’ “Kill For Me,” taken from his debut Fool’s Gold EP New Wav. Director Yoshi Sodeoka (Tame Impala, Yeasayer) creates a moody virtual world for Madeaux’ haunting melodies and thumping drum tracks to run wild, setting a tone for the LA producer’s signature take on modern day dance music. Premiered on FACT, watch the video for “Kill For Me” above and listen to New Wav now!