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Video: See The Final Trailer for Season 2 of ‘Stranger Things’

posted by Oscar October 13, 2017

 Season 2 Stranger Things will be arriving on October 27 and to help hold us up until that, Netflix has released the final trailer. This last look before the new episodes arrive is our best yet, giving us some major hints at what’s to come in this season.

Eleven reappears (and someone is keeping her Eggo craving satisfied), Will is still far from being OK, and there’s a new monster coming from the upside down to haunt the Season One heroes.

Check it out above.

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Video: See The Trailer for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs Documentary, ‘There Is No Modern Romance’

posted by Oscar October 2, 2017

The trailer for Yeah Yeah Yeahs documentary There Is No Modern Romance has been released. The tour doc was directed by Patrick Daughters followed the group on their 2003 UK tour, right in the middle of their rise to fame after their debut album Fever To Tell hit stores. The band’s Facebook post sharing the trailer shines a light on the tension brewing behind the scenes in those early days, saying “We almost fell apart before we even got started.”

The documentary will be available exclusively as part of the #FeverToTell deluxe physical reissue (Interscope/UMe). Pre-order now, available Oct 20th: shop.yeahyeahyeahs.com

Check out the trailer above.

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Video: See ‘Day Zero’, Mass Appeal’s Documentary on Smino + Zero Fatigue

posted by Oscar August 28, 2017

Mass Appeal has dropped its documentary chronicling Smino’s blkswn first headline tour final stop, in his hometown of St. Louis. In the 20 minute-plus  film titled Day Zero, we learn about Smino’s upbringing singing in the church, being in the basement making beats while others were working on their hoops dreams, meeting and connecting with Monte Booker for the first time, and leaving home to find success, reflecting on that moment saying “I left on some desperate shit… The way I left St. Louis, I got a bag and a place to sleep. And the place I had to sleep was a small booth in this place called the Music Factory.”

You’ll also see clips from that tour-closing show mixed in with the interviews, including performances of songs like “Anita” and “Netflix & Dusse.” Monte Booker, Jay2, and Phoelix also get interviewed.

See the Harrison A.W. Corwin-directed doc above.

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Danger Mouse feat. Run The Jewels + Big Boi – “Chase Me”

posted by Oscar May 18, 2017

Danger Mouse recruited Hip Hop royalty in Run The Jewels and Big Boi for a new track called “Chase Me.” The song was made for the forthcoming movie Baby Driver, and it will also be part of the accompanying soundtrack.

As you would expect from a track for an Action-Thriller film, “Chase Me” is filled with bravado and you can instantly picture it scoring scenes that showcase badass-ery. Hear it below. Continue Reading

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See The First Trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

posted by Oscar April 14, 2017

Thanks to the Star Wars Celebration today in Orlando, the road to a new film from the storied franchise has officially taken off with the release of the trailer for the forthcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

The teaser trailer shows that for this film we pick up from where The Force Awakens left off, cutting to shots of characters like Finn (John Boyega), Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), and BB8 all prepping to a major battle while Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the Dark Side look set to bring destruction. Oh yeah, and Rey (Daisy Ridley) is shown training under Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill)!

The new installation of the Star Wars movie series will hit the big December 15. See the official post for The Last Jedi below. Continue Reading

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J. Cole Announces New ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ Documentary For HBO

posted by Oscar March 24, 2017

J. Cole has announced that will be releasing a new documentary, again using music from the latest NC rapper’s album, but now with a different focus. According to Entertainment Weekly“The documentary promises to illustrate how their struggles over viable housing, voting laws for felons, integration, and more mirror the frustrations felt across the nation,” and it uses footage from cities like Baton Rouge and Fayetteville, North Carolina (Cole’s hometown).

The documentary is called J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only, A Dreamville Film, and it follows up Cole’s TIDAL documentary when his latest album was announced in December, Eyez.

The docu-film was directed by J. Cole and Scott Lazer, who also worked on J. Cole’s previous HBO doc, 2014 Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming.

See the trailer above.

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SXSW Announces More Keynotes Including Mike Posner, Nick Offerman & More

posted by Alberto March 4, 2017

SXSW has announced a handful of new keynote speakers that will participate in this years festival. The lineup of speakers is already stacked with the likes of Zane Lowe, Nile Rodgers and more. Adding to that list will be Nick Offerman, Mike Posner, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, T.I. and GoT’s very own Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams. If you’re looking into check out a keynote or two this year at SXSW, you definitely have some options.

For scheduling and more info on the keynote speakers, click HERE.

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Video: See A New Trailer For ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’

posted by Oscar March 1, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 season will be soon upon us and today we received a new glimpse at what’s to come from this franchise via the latest trailer. Along with showing all our favorite characters (baby Groot!) that helped make the first movie a smash hit in a variety of action-packed settings, we also get a major reveal: Kurt Russell as Ego the Living Planet, the father of Star-Lord (Chris Pratt).

Check it out above.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will hit theaters May 5th.

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Watch the “Ode To Footwork” Short Film ft/ a Poem by Kevin Coval

posted by Alberto February 23, 2017

Kevin Coval is releasing a brand new book on April 11th via Haymarket titled A Peoples History of Chicago. The book will feature poems by Kevin Coval as well some art by Hebru Brantley and a foreword by Chance The Rapper. If you want a glimpse of what to expect from the new book, look no further than the video we have posted above.

You can pre-order A Peoples History of Chicago HERE.

 

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J. Cole Announces New Album ‘4 Your Eyez Only’; Releases ‘Eyez’ Documentary

posted by Oscar December 2, 2016

J. Cole has unleashed a new documentary he’s titled Eyez. Stream the 40-minute doc in full above, released exclusively via TIDAL. Previously, Cole kicked off 2016 airing his Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming documentary on HBO, in support of his record 2014 Forest Hills Drive.

Yesterday, iTunes made a new J. Cole album available for pre-order and today his record label Dreamville took to Twitter to confirm that it will be called 4 Your Eyez Only and will be released on December 9th (via Dreamville/Roc Nation). Check out the cover art after the jump.

Pre-order 4 Your Eyez Only on iTunes. Continue Reading