G Tunes – In Love With Ibeyi

The post G Tunes – In Love With Ibeyi appeared first on GangStarr Girl Ibeyi is a twin sister duo of French and Cuban ancestry. Their eponymous debut album is out now (on XL Recordings), and it’s beautiful! They sing in English and Yoruba, a Nigerian language that traveled to Cuba in the 1700s via slavery, and often about Orishas like Oya, for example ....more

G Vids – Kween Kash Represents For the Cool Moms x #BlackLivesMatter

The post G Vids – Kween Kash Represents For the Cool Moms x #BlackLivesMatter appeared first on GangStarr Girl Kween Kash and I used to stomp the same hip-hop grounds back in the day. She’s a beast on the mic and never lost her cool, even through marriage and motherhood. That being said, she took the concept of #BlackLives matter to a new level with “I’m in Love With Theo.” Kash is the mother of two boys, one of whom recently turned one so she created a tribute video by flipping “I’m in Love With the Coco.” She mentioned that this was her way of celebrating her children but also humanizing them ....more

G Vids: Kid Sister as Jane Jupiter x Chapman – “Stargazing”

The post G Vids: Kid Sister as Jane Jupiter x Chapman – “Stargazing” appeared first on GangStarr Girl Jane Jupiter aka Kid Sister teamed up with Chapman for the ethereal “Stargazing,” from her DUSK2DAWN: The Diary of Jane Jupiter mixtape. Check out the video below, with cinematography on fleek! The post G Vids: Kid Sister as Jane Jupiter x Chapman – “Stargazing” appeared first on GangStarr Girl ....more

The Lady Lyricist Series: LIKWUiDity in Motion

The post The Lady Lyricist Series: LIKWUiDity in Motion appeared first on GangStarr Girl LIKWUiD Stylez (née Faybeo’n Mickens) is a Southern Belle, the remix. She rhymes with a ferocity comparable to a boxer’s hands, has the musical ear of a skilled composer and an unapologetically unique sense of style from her signature Afro to the fresh kicks on her feet. The Columbia, South Carolina-raised lyricist, who currently resides in New York City, began turning to music and poetry as a child witnessing domestic abuse ....more

Dres Presents a Lesson in Fatherhood in ‘Propagation’

The post Dres Presents a Lesson in Fatherhood in ‘Propagation’ appeared first on GangStarr Girl Dres of Black Sheep released a new song/video entitled, “Propagation,” where he drops gems of fatherly advice to his actual son. It’s a refreshingly positive addition to the current hip-hop landscape. Check it out: ...more

G Travels: Vignettes From Exploring Ghana

The post G Travels: Vignettes From Exploring Ghana appeared first on GangStarr Girl Here’s a video I put together from my trip to Ghana last summer. Click here to read what I wrote about the two week experience. The post G Travels: Vignettes From Exploring Ghana appeared first on GangStarr Girl ....more

Talib Kweli Explores Johannesberg With Cassper Nyovest

The post Talib Kweli Explores Johannesberg With Cassper Nyovest appeared first on GangStarr Girl Talib Kweli linked up with South African rapper Cassper Nyovest while out in South Africa, and he got what he described as “real tour of Johannesberg.” He got to see Soweto and learned some things about the country’s arts and culture. Nyovest said that he even learned and saw new things while touring the city with Kweli. Check them out: The post Talib Kweli Explores Johannesberg With Cassper Nyovest appeared first on GangStarr Girl ....more

G Vids: Blitz the Ambassador Ft. Seun Kuti – ‘Make You no Forget’

The post G Vids: Blitz the Ambassador Ft. Seun Kuti – ‘Make You no Forget’ appeared first on GangStarr Girl I love the lane that Blitz the Ambassador carved for himself. He was born in Ghana but moved to the New York City at a young age and got exposed to hip-hop culture ....more

G Vids: Bonita Jalane’s ‘Stare’

The post G Vids: Bonita Jalane’s ‘Stare’ appeared first on GangStarr Girl Bonita Jalane is back with a new video for her...more

Man Crush Monday: Blindsided by Luke James

The post Man Crush Monday: Blindsided by Luke James appeared first on GangStarr Girl ...more