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Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

In keeping with my newfound traditions of saying nice things about Gwar in the intros to these posts, the music-related video I enjoyed most this week was this, the YouTube commercial for Gwar’s Gwar-B-Q festival, which includes one of Dave Brockie’s final performances under all that latex. Gwar-B-Q goes down 8/16 in Richmond, and it… More »

The Flatbush Zombies who I first encountered in the “Thug Waffle” video were, and are, as much a collection of freaked-out signifiers as an actual rap group: Unruly twisted mini-dreads, massive beard, out-of-focus Ol’ Dirty Bastard eyes, grungy skater clothes, hair-bleach, gold fronts, biker-punk vest-spikes, slurry broken-teeth voices, constant references to shambling reanimated corpses. They… More »

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Kirk Knight – “Good Knight” (Feat. Joey Bada$$, Flatbush Zombies, & Dizzy Wright)

Kirk Knight is a young rapper and producer from New York and a part of Joey Bada$$'s Pro Era crew. On the new track "Good…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Flatbush Zombies – “Redeye To Paris” (Feat. Skepta)

Our last Week In Rap column focused on the London grime MC Skepta, who's riding high on a couple of big hits in his homeland…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2015 - 11:16 am

Trash Talk & Flatbush Zombies – “Modern Mayhem”

Earlier this year, Californian hardcore warriors Trash Talk and Brooklyn internet-rap drug-munchers Flatbush Zombies teamed up for "97.92," a song from the Converse-sponsored CONS EP
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2014 - 11:50 am

Trash Talk x Flatbush Zombies – “97.92” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

West Coast hardcore chaos agents Trash Talk and rising East Coast hip-hop upstarts Flatbush Zombies teamed for "97.92" in February as part of the Converse-sponsored…
Chris DeVille | May 1, 2014 - 11:26 am

Flatbush Zombies – “Don’t Do Drugs Kids”

The pill-gobbling Brooklyn Tumblr-rap all-stars Flatbush Zombies are hard at work on a new EP called It's All A Matter Of Perspective and we've already…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2014 - 4:20 pm

Trash Talk x Flatbush Zombies – “97.92” (Stereogum Premiere)

Last fall we heard "Gauchos," a collaboration between New York rap collective Ratking and Black Dice member Eric Copeland commissioned by Converse for an upcoming…
Chris DeVille | February 17, 2014 - 11:44 am

Flatbush Zombies – “Lit”

Brooklyn drug-rap maruaders Flatbush Zombies have just announced the impending release of a new EP called It's All A Matter Of Perspective. The first single…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2014 - 1:25 pm

Joey Bada$$ – “My Jeep” (Feat. Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers, & Chuck Strangers)

Joey Bada$$ will follow-up his summer-released mixtape Summer Knights with an EP of the same name this month. The new collection features a handful of…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 28, 2013 - 3:46 pm

Flatbush Zombies – “Death” Video

Brooklyn drug-rap group Flatbush Zombies released their Better Off Dead mixtape last month, and now they've made a typically grim and theatrical video for the…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2013 - 3:28 pm

Download Flatbush Zombies Better Off Dead Mixtape

Last year, the blurry-eyed Brooklyn duo Flatbush Zombies elbowed their way into the Tumblr-rap consciousness by making a whole lot of great videos and by…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2013 - 10:30 am

Joey Bada$$ And Pro Era, Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers @ Peter’s Room, Portland 3/21/13

The Beast Coastal Tour kicked off in Portland last night with performances from Joey Bada$$ and his Pro Era crew, Flatbush Zombies, and the Underachievers.
Stereogum | March 22, 2013 - 10:35 am

Flatbush Zombies & The Underachievers – “No Religion”

Flatbush Zombies and the Underachievers are two New York rap duos who make wiggy, expressive versions of the grimy '90s rap they grew up on,…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2013 - 6:32 pm

A-Trak – “Piss Test Remix” Video (Feat. Juicy J, Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P & Flosstradamus)

In assembling the remix for his awesomely ignorant Juicy J/Danny Brown drug-rap throwdown "Piss Test," dance-rap baron A-Trak recruited a deep, wide, and fascinating lineup…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2013 - 11:29 am

Flatbush Zombies – “MRAZ” Video

Last year, the dazed Brooklyn rap duo Flatbush Zombies released a strong mixtape called D.R.U.G.S., but it almost felt like an afterthought to the ferocious…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2013 - 11:44 am

Kilo Kish – “Creepwave” (Feat. Flatbush Zombies)

Florida-born, Brooklyn-based rap space cadet Kilo Kish has a new mixtape called k+ coming out, and it's got a hell of a guest list: Earl…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2013 - 3:58 pm

A-Trak – “Piss Test” Remix (Feat. Juicy J, Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P & Flostradamus)

Earlier this year, A-Trak released his single "Piss Test," a dance-inflected drug-rap banger that featured Danny Brown and Juicy J. And now, on the Fool's
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2012 - 4:34 pm

A$AP Mob – “Bath Salt” Video (Feat. Flatbush Zombies)

"Bath Salt" was the first single we heard from A$AP Mob's crew mixtape Lord$ Never Worry, our reigning Mixtape Of The Week. And last night,…
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2012 - 8:51 am

A$AP Rocky – “Bath Salt” (Feat. A$AP Ant & Flatbush Zombies)

For a while now, A$AP Rocky has been promising a new compilation album from his A$AP Mob crew. That album is apparently still in the…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2012 - 8:53 am