Kenneth Cash Releases Performance Visual for New Single “Patience”

Kenneth Cash
By Ahriel Nari

Brooklyn-based artist Kenneth Cash is definitely someone that needs to be on everyone’s radar. Managed by hip-hop legend AKTHESAVIOR, Kenneth is forging his own lane with his unique brand of R&B.  Although he only has four singles at this point, each song demonstrates his versatility. His newest single “Patience” is a melodic track in which Kenneth ruminates on whether to end a relationship that no longer serves him. The visual, shot by Waqas Ghani, is reminiscent of a home video, which accentuates Kenneth’s introspection in the lyrics.  Check out the video below:

Chloe X Halle Bless Us with “Ungodly Hour” Video

“Hit me with your eyes
I never seen that kind of view”

-Chloe X Halle “Ungodly Hour”

Chloe X Halle’s growth was on full display in their latest video for the track “Ungodly Hour” from their last album Ungodly Hour. The best part of this video is the variety of visually striking scenes they gave us. Effortlessly going between afrofutristic looks to minimalistic to sensual medusa aestethics, Chloe X Halle captivate the viewer. Watch the video for “Ungodly Hour” below: 

Bryson Tiller Debuts Official Video for “Sorrows”

By Ahriel Nari

“…I know we ain’t on the same page no more.
And that’s a shame that we ain’t, when we used to be so close.
Yes, I’m down and I’m drownin’ in my sorrows”

When I first listened to Bryson Tiller’s third studio album A N N I V E R S A R Y, “Sorrows” immediately jumped out at me. The way Bryson effortlessly floats on top of the booming 808s creates a hypnotic sonic space that sucks the listener in. So, when I found out he created visuals to go along with “Sorrows” I was ecstatic.

            The video is not the typical visual you would expect for a song like “Sorrows”. Bryson Tiller gives us poignant, post-apocalyptic imagery. Directed by Kid Studio, the video channels the surrealism of Salvador Dalí. There is one particular scene that evokes the spirit of Dalí’s classic painting The Persistence of Memory. One of the hallmark characteristics of surrealist work is the juxtaposition of irrational images in order to activate the unconscious mind through the imagery. At first glance, the video is extremely abstract and does not make sense. After watching and digesting it a few times, you can see how the recurring theme of clocks and hourglasses illustrates time running out for Bryson Tiller and his love interest and/or him wanting to go back in time. The Mad Max-esque, post-apocalyptic feel of the video represents the end of the world Bryson created with his love interest. There is a lot to dissect in the visual for “Sorrows” which is great for rewatching. I feel as though through this video, Bryson has demonstrated another one of his evolutions. Check out the video for “Sorrows” below: 

Video Premiere: “IDontKnow” by Micah

Singer-songwriter Micah has dropped visuals for his latest single “IDontKnow”. Drawing inspiration from Bryson Tiller and Drake, Micah delivers suave melodies over a laidback instrumental reaffirming his love and loyalty for his special lady. Shot, directed, and edited by Alim Kamara & Joseph Woldemariam, the music video presents the song’s lyrics in a unique way. Check it out below: 

“inSight” by GRXZZLY feat. Olumide

GRXZZLY has finally released the official music video for “inSight” featuring Olumide. This track is a relaxing cut from GRXZZLY’s EP #inGHEEnious. Matching the down-to-earth vibe of the song, the visuals show GRXZZLY and Olumide posted up in everyday life. Directed by GRXZZLY and edited by Olumide, the video showcases their versatility. Watch the video for “inSight” below:

“Function” by Ciscero ft. Goldlink, April George, & Cheakaity

Photo courtesy of Andy Macco (IG/twitter: @andylvlac).

Ciscero has dropped new visuals for “Function”, the first single from his upcoming EP Devil’s Pie. Featuring soulful vocals from April George and Cheakity on the hook, the track paints a vivid picture of the highs and lows of life. The video, which was directed by Michael Bregenzer, depicts a typical day in the DMV until things go awry. Shot in black and white, the visual looks more like a movie than a typical music video. Check out Ciscero’s “Function” below: