This is a seriously crazy video, that's one thing we can say about it for sure. It should- but doesn't- come with a WARNING, we don't know if it's NSFW but it not safe in most ways. Directed by System D-128, it's a glimpse into the world of Mexicans with Guns, signed to the imprint Innovative Leisure along with Machinedrum, Lazer Sword and Freddie Gibbs.
Ellie Goulding's album Lights is on its way to North America. In March, Ellie begins a tour at SXSW in Austin, and wraps it up on April 17th at the (sold out) Coachella festival. This won't be her first official tour in North America but after being featured in the year's big important music festivals, the US is sure to catch on.
Check Tour Dates & Buy Tickets After the Jump
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M.I.A. released the Vicki Leekx mixtape at the top of January with another custom web domain, which included an interactive globe and listeners popping up as dots across continents. We should've known that was just the beginning: in this video, released on Wednesday, we see the globe spinning, lit up with M.I.A. fans, plus her internet-crash style imagery and real Wikileaks footage. This is just part one, so expect more chaos soon...
Who's looking forward to Raphael Saadiq's new album, Stone Rollin'? Watch this video to get an inside peek at what's in store for the new record. And revisit the singles we've got so far: "Good Man" [audio] and "Radio" [video].
The Gilles Peterson World Wide show this week highlights the results of the Worldwide Awards of 2011. Read a full review by the host himself on the GP site. Or listen to some of the big winners in this playlist, inlcluding Erykah Badu, Gil Scott-Heron, Fourtet, Flying Lotus, Jay Electronica and James Blake of course. Also if you missed it, check out this video of Thom Yorke interviewing FlyLo backstage at the show.