Philly-by-way-of-Columbus producer RJD2 has teamed up with Philly-by-way-of-ATL spitter STS for the aptly-titled album STS x RJD2 [click here to read review]. In this new video for the album’s opener RJ mans the keys alongside a full band as STS lays his lyrical law in front of a live audience.
Is this the making of ’90s GAP revival? Rihanna is joined by Kanye West and Paul McCartney for the “FourFiveSeconds” visuals. In it, Rihanna is sandwiched between two men, one who is an ex-Beatle, while the other is Yeezus. There’s not much to say here, other than it’s a dilberately cheesy song with an equally cheesy video. Yep, straight cheese here, bruh bruh. Peep the visuals for “FourFiveSeconds” after the jump.
The hyperkinetic and frantic collaboration between Young Thug, A$AP Ferg and Freddie Gibbs “Old English” receives a fittingly odd and offbeat animated visual treatment a la that of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Check out the colorful video for “Old English” after the jump.
O.T. Genasis, the man best known for his surprise smash hit “CoCo” released “Jackin’ For Beats 2015″ a track where he goes off over a few rap classics a week back. But now Genasis returns with a revamped version of his popular viral “CoCo” video. This time Genasis is surrounded by luxury; cars, clothes, and hoes. Peep the new, updated version of “CoCo” after the jump.
Queens’ Julian Stephen is back with “Simple Minds,” his follow-up video to “Sophisticated Thoughts” which he dropped back in November. “Simple Minds” follows in the same blueprint as “Sophisticated Thoughts” as Julian delivers lively bars showcasing his youthful exuberance. The visuals presented in “Simple Minds” find Julian in the same headspace as in “Sophisticated Thoughts” as well as he busks around NYC, simply enjoying life, and being carefree. If the instrumental to “Simple Minds” sounds familiar that’s because it’s Nas’ “Nas Is Like” from 1998. Peep the visuals to Julian Stephen’s “Simple Minds” freestyle after the jump.
Today, OnSMASH premiered the latest video by Trademark Da Skydiver from his new album Return of the Super Villain, which you may stream in full here. ”The Return,” which is directed by Jawney Qvest chronicles a day in the life of the Super Villain himself, from the moment he wakes-and-bakes to his escapades with luxury cars. The video also embraces comic book visuals that compliment the smooth production of Canis Major. Trademark’s Return of the Super Villain is in stores now via The Barnes Corp / iHipHop Distribution. Purchase the album via iTunes here and peep “The Return” after the jump.