WATCH: Keith Ape – It G Ma

This video raises so many unanswerable questions in my mind and heart – Who are these people? Where did they come from? How does this video not have more views? Whose apartment is this? How do they afford such epic clothing/jewellery? What are they even saying?

Why will I never be this cool?!

LISTEN: Leon Bridges

25 year old Texan, Leon Bridges, is the reincarnation of Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, and everything else good and beautiful about 1960s soul. What a striking voice. (Thanks Man Repeller for this recommendation!)

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Remember nearly 6 months ago when I interviewed my friend Hak of NYC group RATKING? If you’ve been playing close attention since then, shout out to you. They’ve come the hell UP and I couldn’t be more happy.

Here’s another fire video showcasing the creativity, truth, and grittiness of kids who grew up in or were influenced by the lifestyle and unavoidable hold of a city like New York.

If you’re in Australia or New Zealand, catch them early next year at Laneway. Tickets here.

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