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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I'm grateful for a lot of things in this life, and here's one of them: I now have another week to sort out my feelings…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2018 - 2:25 pm

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Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther And The Art Of The Corporate Crossover

There's a moment on "Opps," a track from the Kendrick Lamar-curated compilation Black Panther: The Album, where the South African rapper Yugen Blakrok says, "Stand…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2018 - 11:59 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Congratulations: You all made it through one year of Trump's four (!) year presidency. A round of applause all around! Who knows what 2018 will…
Stereogum | January 19, 2018 - 4:53 pm

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Jay Rock – “King’s Dead” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Future, & James Blake) Video

We heard the remarkable Jay Rock x Kendrick Lamar x Future x James Blake collab "King's Dead" for the first time last month and we…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 15, 2018 - 3:24 pm

James Blake – “If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead” Video

James Blake has been debuting some new music live lately, and tonight, he closed out his BBC Radio 1 residency by sharing a brand new…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2018 - 7:13 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Maxo Kream Is A Great Rap Storyteller

It's one thing for a rapper to tell you he had a fucked-up childhood. It's entirely another for a rapper to describe, in minute and…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 12:13 pm

Jay Rock – “King’s Dead” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Future, & James Blake)

Jay Rock took it easy and stuck to features after his motorcycle accident in 2016. But last month he returned to the spotlight at Top Dawg…
Julia Gray | January 11, 2018 - 7:22 pm

James Blake – “Vincent” (Don Mclean Cover)

James Blake has released a studio version of his cover of Don Mclean's "Vincent," which he's been playing live during most of his sets this…
James Rettig | December 24, 2017 - 9:31 am

Watch James Blake Perform Three New Songs

James Blake has been debuting some new music live lately. And during his tour stop in Los Angeles last night -- at the Immanuel Presbyterian…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2017 - 12:52 pm

Kendrick Lamar Announces European Tour With James Blake

Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. Tour has been truly fantastic, and its European leg has the potential to be even better. Kendrick unveiled the dates early this…
Chris DeVille | October 2, 2017 - 9:24 am

Jay-Z – “MaNyfaCedGod” Video (Feat. Lupita Nyong’o)

Jay-Z continues his run of music videos for his latest album, 4:44, with a new clip for "MaNyfaCedGod," the bonus track that features James Blake.
James Rettig | August 11, 2017 - 5:06 pm

JAY-Z – “MaNyfaCedGod” (Feat. James Blake) & “Blue’s Freestyle / We Family” (Feat. Blue Ivy Carter)

Yesterday, JAY-Z shared the Mahershala Ali-starring music video for "Adnis," and now he's come through with the other two 4:44 bonus tracks he promised. "MaNyfaCedGod"
Peter Helman | July 29, 2017 - 2:00 pm

JAY-Z Producer No I.D. Teases 4:44 B-Sides Featuring James Blake

JAY-Z worked with a single producer on his soul-baring new album 4:44. That producer is No I.D., also known for his work with Common, Kanye…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2017 - 1:09 pm

James Blake Discusses Working With Frank Ocean And Kendrick Lamar

Last weekend, James Blake performed a stripped-down set at FORM Arcosanti and played a cover of Frank Ocean's penultimate Blonde track "Godspeed," a song he…
James Rettig | May 17, 2017 - 4:53 pm

Watch James Blake Cover Frank Ocean’s “Godspeed” At FORM Arcosanti

Back when James Blake released The Colour In Anything last spring, a Reddit user pointed out that penultimate track "Always" interpolated a then-unreleased Frank Ocean…
Chris DeVille | May 15, 2017 - 11:47 am
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