Santigold has never been one to mince words. The Brooklyn-bred musician turned heads with her 2008 eponymous album and collaborations with artists such as The Beastie Boys, Major Lazer and others. Here, along with the premiere of her new track “GO (feat. Karen O),” Santi decodes the meaning of the song (which was produced by Q‑Tip, Switch and Santi herself, along with Nick Zinner on guitar), working with Karen O of The Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the concept of the new American Dream.
Listen and read up some more over at Jay-Z’s Life+Times here.
In Bam’s words: “Something” is a song that was released this past March, during Women’s History Month in hopes of raising awareness about violence against women. These are the accompanying visuals, by Oishi Media, starring Tep Castillo. The Hip Hop community rarely takes a firm stance against such issues and often times celebrates such acts – “… all I heard was Poppa don’t hit me no more…” This song will be included on the re-release of Exact Change on the bonus disc titled, Short Changed dropping on April 29th.
Looks like we can see a glimpse of brilliance again from the group, The Very Best. Esau Mwamwaya, Johan Hugo and Mc Mo Laudi present a wild ride through the influences of their new album due in 2011 with this mix entitled, “Circles” (presented by oki-ni)…