Juicy J visually takes us on a trippy high that covers his impact on the rap game and some insight on his career.
Tags: Juicy J
J.Cole releases his first Vlog from on tour. This is of course just a prelude to the album, Cole World, coming in September. I’m not one for posting interviews or Vlog’s but this tied into my defense of Cole over the weekend. I tried to told ya they had time! I tried to told ya!
So you thinking about the Illuminati? Don’t. Expand your mind by extending your understanding of the modern world.
Tags: Inside Job
“Welcome to Macintosh” is a documentary that mixes history, criticism and an unapologetic revelry of all things Apple. Whether a long time Mac fanatic or new to computers, Welcome to Macintosh explores the many ways Apple Computer (now Apple, Inc.) has changed the world, from the early days of the Apple-I to the latest the company has to offer.
Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the separation barrier on the Palestinian West Bank. He fiercely guards his anonymity to avoid prosecution. An eccentric French shop keeper turned documentary maker attempts to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. Includes footage of Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Invader and many of the world’s most infamous graffiti artists at work, on walls and in interview. As Banksy describes it, “It’s basically the story of how one man set out to film the un-film-able. And failed
If getting all the new tracks was not enough, The Board Administration & Banks Films followed J. Cole & Wale for the No Days Off documentary. This is a two part documentary that takes you from behind the scenes to the stage of their performance in Atlanta.
Props to MI
Here is a story about a boy named Meek. It goes along with a mixtape entitled ‘Mr. Philadelphia’
The history channel covers the B.M.F. The legend of Big Meech grows. This right here doesn’t make kids want to go do the right thing. Just makes them think – “yea I’mma do everything Meech did except get caught”.
Needless to say cocaine is a strong motif in hip hop. National Geographic explores various aspects of the drug with their new series Drug Inc. National Geograhic is renowned for their unprecedented documentaries and this one is no exception. This originally aired July 6th but you might have missed it.
The mini-doc continues after the jump but I think I’m missing part
New York City is brimming with abandoned, hidden, and forgotten spaces. Besides a select group of men who make their living discovering their hidden value, few people are aware these places exist. We put our boots on and went exploring.
This piece about New York’s forgotten and historic aspects while after the jump the footage/mini-doc is about London’s pirate radio phenomenon. I couldn’t decide which piece was more interesting so I put New York first and London second, kinda like NYLON.