Daily Archives: September 12, 2016

Schoolboy Q-Overtime Featuring Miguel & Justine Skye

Schoolboy Q, Miguel and Justine Skye have fun filming the video for “Overtime” on a sunny hill. The party record dedicated to late night bedroom adventures has plenty of nearly naked women in the video and Schoolboy Q enjoying their company while receiving a haircut. The Top Dawg Entertainment rapper is on tour now with Joey Bada$$.

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Common Shares His Love Star Documentary

Common shared “Lovestar” the single a few days ago and today he premiered his Love Star documentary at Essence Magazine’s site. A variety of Black women and Common talk about their experiences with love. Common explains the meaning behind the song and film: “So, the theme, Love Star, came up just because I thought it was a cool nickname to call somebody that you’re close to. You know how people say, ‘oh, that’s my bae’ or my ‘boo’ or ‘my girl,’ like we used to say. Love Star is

“So, the theme, Love Star, came up just because I thought it was a cool nickname to call somebody that you’re close to. You know how people say, ‘oh, that’s my bae’ or my ‘boo’ or ‘my girl,’ like we used to say. Love Star is like a beautiful way of describing somebody important in your life that you care about. Then, when I knew I was a part of the Essence Festival, I was like, what better way that to show that love than expressing that to a Black woman. I know the Essence Fest as a whole is all about honoring Black women but, I also wanted to honor Black women myself, as a Black man. I wanted to show that we revere and hold you high, Black woman. We love you and care for you and honor you.”

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Flying Lotus Launches Brainfeeder Films

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Flying Lotus is launching his Brainfeeder Films company with the release of Kuso with filmmaker Eddie Alcazar.The producer made his debut as a director at the Sundance NEXT Fest last month with the short love story Royal. He has this to say about the mission of Brainfeeder Films:

“Eddie and I started Brainfeeder Films with the intention to produce and support influential and experimental entertainment for film and music fans around the world,” Flying Lotus said in a recent report. “I’ve always wanted Brainfeeder to be a home for emerging artists, creative talent, and filmmakers who are looking to work outside the traditional studio and independent distribution systems.”

Flying Lotus is headlining his Brainfeeder concert at the Fox Theater this Thursday, September 15th with George Clinton, Thundercat, Shabazz Palaces and Gaslamp Killer.  A second show was added after the first one sold out and tickets can be purchased directly from the theater.

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Anthony David Takes The Beautiful Problem To Fisk Chapel

Anthony David visits a songwriting class at Fisk University and sings “Beautiful Problem” for the students. David’s The Powerful Now is was just released and is available at iTunes.

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Jidenna Performs Chief Don’t Run Live For Vevo Lift

Jidenna performs “Chief Don’t Run” for Vevo’s Lift for a Brooklyn audience this past August. The Wondaland rapper is getting ready for the release of his solo album before the end of the year.

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