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2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best music-related video of the week was obviously the 10-minute Black Thought freestyle that realigned the planets of the solar system and brought the…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 2:23 pm

Sounding Board

On 9/11 Brockhampton Offered An Escape From NYC

There's always a weird energy worming its way through the Big Apple on 9/11. An ambivalent mixture of melancholy, pride, mourning, hopefulness, leeriness, and togetherness…
Collin Robinson | September 12, 2017 - 12:05 pm

More Kevin Abstract stories

Watch Nardwuar Interview Brockhampton

One of the weird pleasures of music fandom, in recent years, has been watching young rap stars who are first baffled and then deeply enthusiastic…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2018 - 8:54 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best music-related video of the week was obviously the 10-minute Black Thought freestyle that realigned the planets of the solar system and brought the…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 2:23 pm

Brockhampton – “Rental” Video

Just before the year comes to a close, Brockhampton's back with their third release of 2017, the finale to their Saturation trilogy. True to form,…
Ryan Leas | December 15, 2017 - 10:45 am

Watch Brockhampton’s Short Film Billy Star

The restlessly creative and energetic LA-based rap crew Brockhampton are releasing their new album Saturation III on Friday, and figurehead Kevin Abstract has already directed…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2017 - 10:41 am

BROCKHAMPTON – “BOOGIE” Video

We just named Brockhampton's Saturation II one of the best albums of 2017, but Brockhampton's 2017 isn't over yet. The rap collective/boy band are about…
Peter Helman | December 12, 2017 - 9:28 pm

Hear A Conversation Between Spike Jonze & Brockhampton’s Kevin Abstract

Brockhampton ringleader Kevin Abstract has talked about his admiration for Spike Jonze in the past, and he was able to sit down with the famous…
James Rettig | November 1, 2017 - 12:40 pm

Brockhampton – “Follow” Video

On Friday, the crazy-exciting young rap collective (or, if you prefer, "boy band") Brockhampton will release their new album Saturation II, their second full-length of…
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2017 - 9:32 am

Brockhampton – “Sweet” Video

If you're not already excited about Brockhampton, it's time to get excited. The LA-via-Texas rap collective are about to drop Saturation II, their second full-length…
Peter Helman | August 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm

BROCKHAMPTON – “JUNKY” Video

Brockhampton don't waste any time. The LA-via-Texas rap and art collective just released their Saturation album in June, and in the past couple of weeks,…
Peter Helman | August 15, 2017 - 10:00 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey it's Gabriela Tully Claymore in for Tom Breihan this week. How are you? I myself am doing well. I woke up at the literal…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 11, 2017 - 1:01 pm

Brockhampton – “Swamp” Video

Although Brockhampton, the LA rap and art collective headed up by Kevin Abstract, released their debut album Saturation exactly two months ago today, they've already…
Chris DeVille | August 9, 2017 - 10:24 am

Brockhampton – “Gummy” Video

LA rap collective Brockhampton released their debut album Saturation this summer, and today they're already back with the lead single from follow-up Saturation II. "Gummy"
Chris DeVille | August 2, 2017 - 11:42 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Dolph Lundgren has a masters in chemical engineering and a third-degree black belt in karate. He dated Grace Jones when he was her bodyguard. He…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2017 - 12:18 pm
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