hip hop

weekend music: jidenna, long live the chief

hope your weekend was turnt.

xo

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weekend music: infatuation, brothah malik & jonathan lykes

onrae lateal just released the video for “infatuation,” the lead track off her first ep, Iibra season.  i had the pleasure of styling everyone in the video, and i’m grateful to videographers, creative junkfood, for their amazing work!  check out onrae lateal’s website to learn more about the dope artist and download her ep for FREE. trust me, it’s great music.

weekend music: wesley’s theory, kendrick lamar

kendrick lamar’s new album, to pimp a butterfly, was leaked last sunday, and it set the music industry ablaze.  markedly different from good kid, M.A.A.D. city, it’s the kind of art that makes you respect hip hop as a modern griot movement and not just twerk team anthems.  my favorite album review came from the atlantic where it was called “a dense, astonishing, cliché-busting confession about how [kendrick lamar’s] fear of failure intertwines with his race, community, ambition, and psychology.”