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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Lately, the people reading this column have been helping me out by putting videos that I might've missed in the comments section of this column.
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2018 - 12:31 pm

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

More Kevin Abstract stories

Brockhampton – “1997 Diana” Video

LA alt-rap boy band Brockhampton blew up last year in the midst of releasing their Saturation album trilogy. The heightened attention brought with it some…
Julia Gray | July 26, 2018 - 9:10 pm

Brockhampton – “1998 TRUMAN” Video

Brockhampton season never really goes away. Sometimes, it just goes quiet for a few weeks at a time. But now it's back with a vengeance.
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2018 - 9:12 am

Brockhampton – “1999 WILDFIRE” Video

Coming off of the release of their trilogy of classic Saturation albums last year, the restless, creative, endlessly energetic LA-via-Texas rap collective/boy band Brockhampton were…
Peter Helman | July 7, 2018 - 11:30 am

Kevin Abstract Addresses Ameer Vann Allegations, Says Brockhampton’s Next Album Is Probably Delayed

Last week, Brockhampton member Ameer Vann was accused of sexual misconduct, manipulation, and abuse. Vann denied any criminal wrongdoing, but admitted that he had "been…
James Rettig | May 24, 2018 - 2:14 pm

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

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

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
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