Friday, 27 February 2015

Fashawn - The Ecology Documentary (Video)


On the heels of his sophomore album "The Ecology", Mass Appeal present this documentary of the same name. The piece takes a look at hs origins in Fresno, California and talks to his family, friends and mentors growing up as well as those he works with to this day including Evidence and Exile.

Watch the documentary below. The new album is available now.

Also, check his video for "Guess Who's Back" here if you missed it.

Action Bronson - Actin Crazy (Video)


Ha! I like this video. Bronsolino drops his latest visuals from the upcoming album with "Actin Crazy". For all you Drake stans, the track was produced by 40. Look for the new album "Mr. Wonderful" on March 24th.

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Kobe Bryant - The Interview (Video)


Whether you love him or hate him, there's no denying the giant impression Kobe Bryant has left on the world of basketball. Ahmad Rashad sat down with the multiple championship and award winning player in his most candid interview for years.

Props to Yardie for the upload.

The Catch Up: D'Angelo and The Vanguard on Saturday Night Live (Video)

D and V

After witnessing what I can only describe as one of the best shows I've ever been to last night, I had to share these videos from a few weeks ago. Not sure why I didn't post them then but watching D'Angelo and his band The Vanguard live made me want to share his appearance on Saturday Night Live.

Watch the stunning performances of  "Really Love" and "The Charade" below.

Magnum Opus: The Making of LL Cool J's Rock The Bells (Video)


Complex return with a new episode of their series "Magnum Opus". This time they look at the making of LL Cool J's classic record "Rock The Bells". Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin, DMC and others share their memories as well as LL Cool J himself.

Watch the video below.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Slum Village, Ski Beatz, M-1 and Camp Lo Remember J Dilla (Video)

Jay Dee

This past weekend in Miami where Dilla Day was being held, WatchLOUD caught up with a few artists and asked for their first impressions of Jay Dee. M-1 of dead prez, Ski Beatz, Camp Lo and Slum Village shared their memories.

Joey Bada$$ - Like Me (Video)


Joey Bada$$ continues his visual run in support of his album "B4.Da.SS" with the new video "Like Me". BJ The Chicago Kid adds vocals over the laid back J Dilla beat. The Roots add a little live percussion to the mix too.

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Fashawn - Guess Who's Back (Video)


In the run up to the release of his sophomore album "The Ecology", Fashawn shares the new video to his single "Guess Who's Back". Produced by Beewirks, this will sit next to tracks featuring Nas, BJ The Chicago Kid, Busta Rhymes, Dom Kennedy,  Aloe Blacc and many more. A selection of producers on the project include The Alchemist, DJ Khalil and frequent collaborator Exile.

Look for the album on the 24th of February on Mass Appeal. Check the video beneath.

Kenn Starr - Say Goodbye (Video)

Kenn Starr

Mello Music Group continue to drop the dope releases. This time with "Square One" from Kenn Starr. This is the long awaited follow up to 2006's "Starr Status".

The first visual to the album is for the Black Milk produced track "Say Goodbye".

Watch the video below and check out the album available now through Mello Music Group.

Sunday, 8 February 2015

Spike Lee's 1st Lil' Joint -" Ray Allen/AKA Jesus Shuttlesworth"

ESPN Films' 30 For 30 series presents the first Lil' Joint from director Spike Lee, "Ray Allen/AKA Jesus Shuttlesworth".

In this short film, Spike revisits his seminal basketball movie "He Got Game" with talk of a possible sequel and chats to Ray Allen, who was the star of the film, along with other players about the recent introduction of nicknamed jerseys.