DJ Basta & Ian Kelly - SEED 18 (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

More music/visuals by DJ Basta & Ian Kelly from DJ Basta's ongoing SEED Series. Both DJ Basta and Ian Kelly rep for the Grand Nationxl collective as well as Ian Kelly dropping his 2018 release "ChampIan via 9th Wonder's label JAMLA records. Video shot/directed by NOBL. INFO: Roots & Branches Record Box is an ongoing series of short run lathe cut records featuring beats and collages in collaboration with some incredible producers, musicians and artists. Seed 18 is available at www.rootsandbranches.bandcamp.com Dirty sample collages. Playable art pieces. Follow them at @RootsandBranches  @NOBL @FirstnameIan

 

Kevin Allen - Jesus Sandals (Official Music Video)

Kevin Allen's campaign for the recently released "Heroes Eventually Die" continues with the morning vibes of "Jesus Sandals. The Grand Nationxl representer connects with frequent collaborator Roots & Branches (Producer) who supplies the horn sample low end backdrop that melds perfectly with the breakfast OJ and dog walk visuals. The Grand Nationxl flag stays waving with the release of last weeks Jane Handcock's "FA REAL" and more on the way, stay tuned. Follow Kevin Allen: @kvnalln
Song Produced By: @RootsAnBranches
Directed By: @GrandNationxl_
Shot & Edited By: NoblPhotos

DJ Basta & Dred Scott SEED 17 (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

DJ Basta has been busy with his latest work from the recently released project from Grand Nationxl member Kevin Allen "Heroes Eventually Die" and Grand Nationxl's "BTS". DJ Basta's "SEED 17" finds Dred Scott juxtuposing between a raw boxing setting to vulnerable lyrics:  "the moment that I realized the same moment I froze". DJ Basta's Roots & Branches Record Box is an ongoing series of short run lathe cut records featuring beats and collages in collaboration with some incredible producers, musicians and artists. Catch this and more from DJ Basta at  https://rootsandbranches.bandcamp.com  Dirty sample collages. Playable art pieces
Shot by NOBL

Salaam Remi & Bilal- Comin' Outta The Rain (Official Video)

 
From the upcoming LP "Black on Purpose”, the new Single ‘Comin’ Outta The Rain' By Salaam Remi & Bilal available now on all streaming platforms. Louder Than Life Records 2020 ⁣⁣⁣
Directed By Salaam Remi & NEWD4Y JOVI

A CONVERSATION W/ JAHI OF PUBLIC ENEMY’S PE 2.0: HIP HOP, POLITICS & TURBULENT TIMES

I was introduced to Jahi through my Son's African American Male Achievement class that Jahi instructed and taught at the local elementary school. Through the course of the class my Son's interest in Black History as well as Hip Hop history peaked. After learning of Jahi's work as community builder/MC we connected and I was introduced to Chuck D's Rapstation platform. Hardknock Radio: Davey D speaks with the long time activist/artist Jahi about his two new books The Microphone JourneyMan, Influences, Messages and Notes from the Stage.. and The Intersection Between Hip Hop Culture and Education.. We talk to him about his experiences as being a member of Public Enemy and his Hip Hop activism..

VIDEO: San Quinn - Go Rude (Produced by Monk HTS)

San Francisco Hip Hop staple San Quinn drops new visuals for "Go Rude" (directed by Kolepa) Off the upcoming "Smell My Roses Volume 1" album coming soon. Quinn, responsible for the most Hip Hop features bar coded in 2006 (350 records by the time he was 21) has steadliy grew his fanbase since the early ninties and is regarded as one of the most consistent Lyricist/artist to represent SF culture. "Smell My Roses Volume 1" is Quinn's 16th solo effort, the lead single/video "Go Rude" follows Quinn through a cinematic heist which leads to a meeting with the Bosslady played by La Dona. Keep your eyes open for some cameo's, a couple being San Francisco MC Rich Rocka (formerly Ya Boy) and the producer of "Go Rude" Monk HTS (Equipto, Professa Gabel). Check this and more releases from Audio Vandals at https://audiovandals.bandcamp.com follow them on IG: @audio_vandals @sanquinn415 @monk_hts @Kolepa