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Lana del Rey returns with pure magic on her lead single ‘West Coast’, lifted from her highly anticipated sophomore effort Ultraviolence out soon. Leaning towards the Paradise cut of her Born to Die debut, the Dan Auerbach produced single floats between two vibes as LDR’s enigmatic vocals pervade the sombre yet light soundscape. Down on the West Coast / They got a sayin’…

Mass Incarceration in the US -  a short animation that gives you brief look at how messed up the prison system is in the US.  If you’re wondering why he didn’t cover race, he responded on his youtube channel, in the comments section

A lot of people have been asking why I didn’t cover race in this video. It is absolutely true that our justice system has serious racial bias at every step: arrest, prosecution, conviction, and sentencing. But as I researched this video,  it was very clear that I wouldn’t be doing anyone any favors if I tried to make this a comprehensive study of the US criminal justice system.

Nas brings out Jay-z & Diddy during his Coachella performance.

There’s always some kind of magic in the air when Nas and Jay are on stage together. While performing “illmatic” in it’s entirety Nas brought out Jay for a special performance of Jay’s “Dead Presidents” (10 minute mark).

Here’s a brilliant concept by artist Harvezt who imagines what the reverse side of the some of the most iconic album covers would look like. In his series titled “The Dark Side of the Covers” ,Harvezt tackles everything from Nirvana, Beetles, Bowie, to Dr. Dre. Check out the full series HERE