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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

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

Straight To Video

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

Kevin Abstract – “Runner” Video

Last year, California's Kevin Abstract released American Boyfriend, an album of lush, personal, idiosyncratic R&B. Today, he's made a video for "Runner," a song from…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2017 - 10:08 am
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