It’s Friday afternoon. Unwind with Motherboard’s needlessly comprehensive take on why a two-second video of a Turkish man yelling “MEOW” at an egg is the best thing on YouTube.
Enter DOOKOOM, an incendiary, South African electro hip-hop outfit whose freshly released video for “Larney, Jou Poes” has the white-slanting civil rights organization AfriForum calling for its ban. The song, whose title roughly translates to, “Hey Boss, You Cunt, Fuck You,” is deliberately provocative, designed to play on the country’s longstanding racial tensions. In a riot of pitchforks, tractors, and burning tires, the video features “coloured” land laborers apparently getting ready to burn down their boss’s farm.
For his latest single, grime legend D Double E (you might recognize him from his guest spot on Rustie’s “Up Down”) has gone all cockney mobster, right down to the tweed overcoat and Morris motor. “Lovely Jubbly” sees the Newham General playing the role of a loan shark out to collect and, as you might expect, his debtors are pretty forthcoming when it comes to settling up. Production comes from grime and hip hop producer Nat Powers, who’s previously worked with Three 6 Mafia, Run DMC, and Spice One.
This past weekend, Mexico City hosted Corona Capital, one of the country’s biggest festivals, with performers like Jack White, Sam Smith, St. Vincent, MØ, Weezer, and Yung Lean.
OZZY OSBOURNE TALKS TO JACK OSBOURNE ABOUT HEALTH, DRUGS, AND COMPUTERS
Black Sabbath frontman, solo artist and music legend Ozzy Osbourne sits down with his son Jack Osbourne to discuss, health, drugs, and how kids don’t know what “jamming” is. Don’t miss the first of three parts of this amazing “Back & Forth!” You need to see this.
We threw a secret show with American Football this past weekend at Saint Vitus. The band came on around midnight. It ruled.