Visuals: Struggle No More x Apollo The Great f. Sean Price

Stumbled upon this get-you-through-your-day gem in my inbox and decided to bless the people.  Apollo the Great is on the come-up, with the beautifully executed assist from Sean Price.  Check it out.  

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Other Goods: Sleigh Bells

It’s really hipster-ish for me to be upset at myself for just discovering a band only to find that they’re already the musical guest on Saturday Night Live.  I slept soundly.  Sleigh Bells is like listening to a children’s choir that’s probably about to set your home on fire after they get finished singing…at Christmastime.  To make things ten times weirder, come to find out Sleigh Bells consists of female vocalist Alexis Krauss and guitarist Derek E. Miller…there are no actual evil children involved in making the gloriously twisted music that the band brings to the table.  

Vocalist Alexis Krauss

Kids x Sleigh Bells (from the album Treats)

End Of The Line x Sleigh Bells (Live At The Bowery – from the album Reign Of Terror)

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Visuals: Milk The Cow x Cappadonna

Back when a young G was trying to coordinate Clark’s Wallabees and rest the jeans just so on top of ’em before school, Cappadonna dropped The Pillage, an album that is one of my favorite Wu albums of all time.  This joint dropped in ’98, but this video was shot recently as part of a larger project making videos for older classics that never got them.  The saga continues…Wu-Tang…Wu-Tang!

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Visuals: No Not Really/Bedtime x SonReal

Though I’m usually the guy screaming for rappers to stop trying to sing on tracks, I like this guy’s style and ability to make what could be so wack turn out so seamless.  I also like how minimalism is coming back to hip-hop visually and sonically.  Focus on the music, not the budget.  Oh, and on the ones and twos, DJ Rich-A gets busy at the end.

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