Posts Tagged ‘GRiND Rated’

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

GRiND Rated: Souls of Mischief & Adrian Younge – There Is Only Now | Album Stream

“The past is an illusion, there is only now.” This line from A-Plus is the prevailing wisdom for listeners of Souls of Mischief and Adrian Younge’s There Is Only Now. Unlike a traditional Hip Hop concept album—think Disposable Arts by Masta Ace—the narrative on There Is Only Now is a mostly uninterrupted stream of consciousness. Save for the occasional interlude, breaks in the story only occur when one plot ends and another begins.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

GRiND Rated: Young Jeezy ft Rick Ross & Game – Beautiful

Jeezy reteams with Rick Ross and The Game on “Beautiful,” a track off his upcoming album Seen It All: The Autobiography. The fellas toast to the finer things in life including women and cars on the opulent Black Metaphor production.

Monday, July 14th, 2014

GRiND Rated: ‘RE2PECT’ Tribute for Derek Jeter

Jordan Brand released a new, star-studded tribute on Monday to pay homage to Derek Jeter, one of the company’s longest sponsored athletes.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

GRiND Rated: LET US ROAM – Atiba Jefferson

“In life, doing what you want is true success.” – Atiba Jefferson

Atiba Jefferson is a professional photographer from Colorado Springs, CO. He discovered photography in high school and quickly developed a passion for the camera. Since skateboarding was his first love it naturally became his primary subject and the focus through the lens. His desire to capture the movement of skateboarding, precisely how he saw it, pushed him to move to California and chase his dream of becoming a professional photographer. Atiba now shoots everything from skateboarding to Lakers games to portraits of world-famous musicians and athletes. This short film gives a glimpse into the crazy life of Atiba and how he became a professional photographer.

Monday, April 21st, 2014

GRiND Rated: Baby Gangster

“I was intrigued by a man who had spent all of his drug money on his art: lowriding,” says British director Luke Monaghan of the towering Fredrick James Staves, the reformed 1980s Los Angeles drug kingpin and customized car aficionado, also known as Baby Gangster.

Friday, March 21st, 2014

GRiND Rated: Miguel – Simplethings

This is a song that Miguel took the time out of his busy schedule for his new album, to write for the TV series Girls. In this song, the girl and Miguel both want the simple things in a relationship. They don’t care for how good they look, or how much money they have. They just want someone to lay, laugh, and smoke with.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

GRiND Rated: Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH

Vancouver General Hospital is B.C.’s largest, most specialized hospital, providing care for about 600,000 patients each year. Now, people interested in what goes on at VGH, particularly in the emergency trauma department, can have a closer look. Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH is a six-episode documentary series, premiered on the Knowledge Network tonight.

Monday, December 30th, 2013

GRiND Rated: Fabolous ft Jeremih – Thim Slick

Fabolous hooks up with R&B crooner Jeremih for yet another dope collaboration off of FAB’s latest release The Soul Tape 3. Follow the link to download the mixtape which is the final installment to the series.

Monday, November 25th, 2013

GRiND Rated: Lupe Fiasco ft Ed Sheeran – Old School Love

Lupe Fiasco returns with a new single leading up to his fifth studio album. The Chicago MC teams up with UK singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran to bring that easy going vibe on “Old School Love” where the unlikely duo shine. Listen and download after the JUMP

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

GRiND Rated: National Geographic Brain Games

Since the day you were born, a slimy, three-pound blob has controlled your every thought, memory, movement, and emotion. Visual perception, creativity, lying, and persuasion are just a few of the mental skills explored in the new television series Brain Games from the National Geographic Channel.