Daily Archives: November 10, 2017

Watch: Jidenna’s Video For Boomerang

Jidenna just released his Boomerang EP and today he shares the video for the lead single. Two dancers act their romantic relationship with swift moves next to the beach. Their dance starts after the car breaks down and there is conflict but love is intact by the time the tow truck arrives and takes them away.

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Mar Travels To The Unknown In Video For Place

Mar’s self-directed visual for “Place” finds him and a partner exploring the unknown in a dark place full of modern dancers. Mar’s appearance takes on the stereotyped look of Jesus as he and his partner find spiritual bliss. “Place” will be on his upcoming Things Will Be EP.

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Kelela & Bok Bok Share Dub Me Apart Mix

Kelela has collaborated with Night Slugs label head Bok Bok on the 25-minute Dub Me Apart mix. Club versions of “Truth Or Dare” and “Bluff” from her Take Me Apart debut are included in the mix with beats from Terror Danjah, Steve Gurley and more. Dub Me Apart is available exclusively on Kelela’s Soundcloud. The artist is currently touring the United States and will unveil her film ALL IT TOOK Sunday at the New Museum’s Sky Room in New York.

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De La Soul: Royalty Capes Official Video

De La Soul’s “Royalty Capes” video is a compilation of tour footage from around the world. Gina Loring looks into the camera as she recites her poem among the constantly moving montage. Dave opens the video talking about his battle with congestive heart failure. De La Soul released and the Anonymous Nobody… last year.

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Flying Lotus Directs Skinflick Tribute To Friend

Flying Lotus directed a tribute to his friend Bumpy Bob The Bubble Boy (Bob Heslip) for the   NOWNESS channel’s Define Beauty series. Skinflick is the third episode in the series and it presents Bob’s tumor-ridden body to the audience as a way to question common ideas about beauty. Flying Lotus provided the music for the episode and said this about Heslip:

“I first met Bob Heslip when working on my feature film KUSO –  I had him do a very small role for me and in the process of shooting I saw so much potential in him as an actor and a unique human being. He is a lovely man and I wanted to make a film that would honour the beauty of his unique condition”

Skinflick can be viewed on the NOWNESS channel and Flying Lotus is still on his 3D Live Tour.

 

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