Ben Neis

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A Music Video Shot Live During a Total Solar Eclipse

During the total solar eclipse on March 20th, 2015, the Faroese doom metal band Hamferð took the opportunity to shoot a creative live music video for …

The Power in Kendrick Lamar's Complexity

To Pimp a Butterfly is challenging, but that's because it reflects a challenging world.<p>Six songs into his new album, Kendrick Lamar locks himself in a hotel room and faces a brutal assault from his own conscience. His voice shredded like that of a man dying in the desert, with horns in the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How Should White Fans Approach the “Overwhelming Blackness” of Kendrick Lamar’s New Album?

I’ve been rummaging in my skull the past few days for the skeleton key that might spring open the interlocking chambers of rap phenomenon Kendrick …

POLLS: If You're Reading This It's Too Late to Pimp a Butterfly: Drake or Kendrick Lamar?

For the TL;DR crowd, if you’re here just for the comments or just want to participate in the poll,<p><i>For the TL;DR crowd, if you’re here just for the</i> …

ScHoolboy Q Principal For A Day At Baltimore High School

Get Schooled‘s latest Celeb Principal celebration brought <b>ScHoolboy Q</b> to Baltimore. Maritime High School won Get Schooled’s National Attendance …

Travi$ Scott Speaks on J. Cole & Chance the Rapper ‘Diss,’ Relationship with Kanye, Kid Cudi, Drake & More

Travi$ Scott has been in the news, good and bad, in recent weeks. From a successful sold-out North American tour with Young Thug and Metro Boomin, to …

Meet Suboi, Vietnam’s Queen of Hip-Hop

Eminem was her inspiration, and now 25-year-old hip-hop artist Suboi is a massive success in her own right.<p>Hàng Lâm Trang Anh, 25, was born into a …

To Pimp a Butterfly: Kendrick Lamar's new album is perfect

When I talk about Kendrick Lamar with people who follow hip-hop, there’s always a hushed exchange that takes place. "He could be it," one of us will say. "He could," the other will reply. Like a pitcher throwing a perfect game, it’s never spoken aloud. He’s only one album in. It would be foolish to …