Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.
(PG-13 Lyrics) The video within a video for False Reality explores how “thug life” imagery in rap music videos influences the mindset and behavior of young black men, glorifying guns, money, drugs and misogyny. That ending. Damn.
(PG-13 Language) MCs Beardyman, LeeN, and Dizraeli and crew tear up the stage with a fun, freestyle performance based entirely on a random title provided by an audience member. From the all-improv One Album Per Hour tour.
Mashup master Mylo the Cat is back, combining footage of The Muppets’ Dr. Teeth with the Ol’ Dirty Bastard classic Shimmy Shimmy Ya, a mix made in heaven thanks to both their need for major dental work.
“You know your T’s & C’s agreement? When I was updating my software, I didn’t read it.” Rhett & Link come clean to all to everyone they’ve recently lied to, including us for doing a Wendy’s commercial thinly veiled as a music video.
“Our art is a reflection of our reality.” The latest trailer for the NWA biopic Straight Outta Comptonsums up the gangsta rap pioneers’ troubled origins and rise to fame. Witness the strength of street knowledge on 8/14/15.
Just when you think you’ve heard every possible musical genre, someone comes around to shake things up. Mongolian throat singer Zorigoo performs this unique rap track, accompanied by Zaya. The closest thing we can think of is Shaggy.
You can buy the digital tracks from Junk Science’s dope hip-hop album, but you really want the physical edition – two slices of CD “bread” which sandwich together “ingredients” printed with lyrics, and packed in a resealable freezer bag.
(NSFW: Lyrics) YouTuber Jim Hazelton’s yorkshire terrier has a funny little nervous tick when he wants to play fetch, so Jim decided to give it a little bit of a soundtrack – Busta Rhymes’ 60-Second Assassins. Thug yorkie.
(NSFW) “We let people know it’s okay to say what you wanna say.” The red band trailer for Straight Outta Compton, a biographical drama about Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren, aka N.W.A. Trailer starts at 1:08.
It starts out as a throwdown between Steven Spielberg and Alfred Hitchcock, but quickly descends into all-out war between some of the biggest directors in Hollywood. Is it just us is Stanley Kubrick the Real Slim Shady?
Breaking Bad may be over, and we still have to wait for Better Call Saul. For now, Matthijs Vlot’s angry rap track, compiled from clips from the show will have to tide us over. And if you’re feeling like something a bit more upbeat…
(NSFW: Lyrics, Gore) Owing more than a little credit to The Stampede, Logic’s dizzying first-person music video drops us right smack dab in the middle of a diamond heist gone wrong. Too bad they couldn’t shoot it without edits.
17-year-old rapper A-F-R-O has an uncanny ability to improvise lyrics on the fly, spitting an amazing flow of prose as he’s handed random objects. Oh, did we mention he did this while suffering from 8 cracked ribs and a broken spine?
In response to a note from a high school music teacher looking for safe-for-school lyrics, Mac Lethal proves his rap prowess knows no bounds, as he spits his rapid-fire rhymes over Mozart’s Turkish March Piano Sonata No. 11.
The Tonight Show returns with another epic edit of NBC anchorman Brian Williams, who cannot lie. This time, he’s on the prowl for some cushion for the pushin’. Dial 1-900-MIXALOT, and kick them nasty thoughts.
In one of the more unlikely collaboratons we’ve heard in a while, Sir-Mix-A-Lot got together with the Seatlle Symphony to perform his 1992 classic Baby Got Back. Skip to 2:28. And try to forgive the cheesy audience participation.
(NSFW: Language) The contents of your pantry have never been as hardcore as in this stop-motion animation by Julian Petschek, a hip-hop clip based loosely on the story of Drake and Lil’ Wayne. We kid you not.
(NSFW: Language) Some days, everything just goes right. No barkin’ from the dog. FoxADHD takes on the Ice Cube classic It Was a Good Day, summing up a perfect day in this high tech, always on, meme-filled world we live in.
An amusing clip from Jeopardy!’s Battle of the Decades in which Alex Trebek reads lyrics from ’90s rap songs in the only way a guy with grey hair in a suit could possibly deliver them. We can’t believe nobody got that last clue though.
Spoken-word rap and storytelling by Tilawn Burtzloff, a young man who has struggled with homelessness, and how he copes with the harsh world through creativity. A film by Amy Enser & Drew Christie for the American Refugees project.
Following up on his epic version of Rappers’ Delight, NBC News anchor Brian Williams has his mind on his money and his money on his mind in this brief rendition of Snoop Dogg’s classic, courtesy of Jimmy Fallon’s crack editing team.
While today’s DJs largely rely on playing music with digital controllers, it takes just a couple of seconds of this clip of DJ Jazzy Jeff mixing it up on analog turntables to realize just what we’re missing these days.
Every time Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake get together it’s a crowd pleaser; their latest collaboration is no exception. Take a break for five minutes and luxuriate in their kooky choreography for Outkast and Drake.