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Watch For Director Adam Smith’s ‘Trespass Against Us’ Coming In 2017

Director Adam Smith’s family-crime drama Trespass Against Us received an Official Selection nod at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), as well as top nods at the British Independent Film Awards and the Zurich Film Festival. Following a number of runs at various film festivals here in the United States, the film received a brief limited release back in January, but as of now we have yet to see it picked up for major distribution in theaters nationwide, but here’s hoping that changes! Written by documentary director Alastair Siddons (Turn it Loose, Inside Out), Trespass Against Us follows a man who comes into conflict with his outlaw father and family after he decides he must find a way out of his own criminal world in order to provide a better future for his own family. Michael Fassbender (Macbeth, The Light Between Oceans) and Brendan Gleeson (Cold Mountain, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) lead the cast as Chad and Colby Cutler, the father and son who come to arms with each other over the former’s desire to break free of his criminal past. Continue reading

Sarah White – Sweet Song (Video)


Sarah White finished off 2016 with the release of a new video for her record titled “Sweet Song.” Directed by Jovante Williams, the visual is striking to say the least. White’s voice glides over the dynamic instrumental holding all parts together like an adhesive. Cameos abound, the visual’s climax sees Sarah and her companion (deM atlaS) enthralled in each other, until finally giving into the electric energy around them. Check out the video for yourself above and keep an eye out for more from Sarah White.

A$AP Ferg – Uzi Gang Ft. Lil Uzi Vert & Marty Baller (Video)


We don’t usually delve inTO the upper echelons of the hip hop world, but when it comes to showing love to one of our favorite Minnesota bred artists, anything can happen. If you didn’t already know, Adam DeGross has been shooting with A$AP Ferg for quite some time now, it appears their time on the road has expanded into a video for Ferg’s track “Uzi Gang.” Shot during an actual hardcore/hip hop show, the energy can be felt through the screen. Marty Baller & Lil Uzi are featured on the record as well as a cameo from the homie Tony South. Check out the video above and keep an eye out for more from Adam Degross.

J. Plaza – Fuck It (Music Video)


J. Plaza has had a good 2016. The buzzing Twin Cities artist took the stage at Rhymesayers & IPR’s First Avenue showcase last night alongside Nazeem & Spencer Joles. Known for his crisp visuals, thanks to the homies from Cereal Films, Plaza recently released yet another solid piece in “Fuck It.” High octane from the jump, “Fuck It” thumps hard while Plaza uses his intricate lyricism to inject energy into the track. J. Plaza was once one of the Cities’ best kept secrets, now he’s on the verge of something big in 2017. Check out the video for “Fuck It” above and stay tuned for more from J. Plaza.

The Fourth Phase (Trailer)


We know you probably don’t want to see any snow just quite yet, but this video is amazing. Red Bull recently dropped the trailer for their upcoming snowboarding film, The Fourth Phase. From the back hills of Wyoming to some of Asia’s enormous peaks, the visual showcases stunning scenery. Check it out for yourself above and stay tuned for more.

Finding Novyon + J. KELR – Believe In MPLS (Video)


Finding Novyon has been everywhere in 2016, most recently he up’d the ante with the release of his new project Believe In MPLS. A collaboration with fellow Minnesotan, producer J. KELR; the album proves that both artists still have plenty to offer. The title track unfolds cinematically with Novyon cast among various locations, Robert Henry even enlists a drone allowing for some nice aerial shots. A record that should be in everyone’s rotation, “Believe In MPLS,” is a nice change of pace from the current trap sound that is so prevalent in hip hop right now. Check out the video for “Believe In MPLS” above and make sure to keep an eye out for more from Finding Novyon and J. KELR.

Allan Kingdom – Fables Ft. Chronixx (Video)


Allan Kingdom has been a tad quiet since returning from his first national tour, but all of that changed yesterday with the release of his new video “Fables.” The record originated on Allan’s most recent project, Northern Lights; with a feature from Jamaican artist Chronixx, it was an early favorite. No matter how far back you go, Allan K’s visuals have always been on point, the possibilities are limitless now that he has more resources at his helm. A crisp, refreshing video that complements the record well, check it out for yourself above and be on the look out for more from Allan Kingdom.

CRAM – PROLLUMS (Video)


CRAM took to Twitter earlier today to release a new video for their record “PROLLUMS.” Dark and gritty from the jump, the drug laced lyrics provide a backdrop for the visuals manic imagery. All three MCs put forth solid verses over the murky instrumental. Directed by Fernando Lopez, the video complements the record’s grungy feel very well, it feels like Another step in the right direction for a promising group, check out “PROLLUMS” above and stay tuned for more.

New Indie Drama ‘Weiner-Dog’ Seeing Limited Release This Weekend

A new drama from indie-filmmaker Todd Solondz (Life During Wartime, Dark Horse) will see a limited theatrical release this Friday. Featuring a cast that includes Gretta Gerwig (Greenberg , Miss America), Julie Delpy (Before Sunrise, Before Midnight), Danny DeVito (Hoffa, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), and Ellen Burstyn (The Exorcist, Requiem for a Dream), the film touches on the lives of four dysfunctional individuals, who all, at different points, come to own the same dachshund, who greatly impacts each of their lives. Solondz wrote and directed the film, himself, his eighth full-length feature film since Fear, Anxiety and Depression in 1989, and even scored an Official Selection nod at Sundance with this picture. From the looks of the trailer it should be a really entertaining viewing, so if you’re in the mood for an oddball comedy movie this weekend, be sure to keep this one the list!

Ness Nite – Yes Ft. Nick Jordan


If you aren’t familiar with Ness Nite yet, do yourself a favor and GET FAMILIAR. After securing a top spot in the Star Tribune’s annual “Are You Local” contest, Ness Nite has gone on to turn heads with solid singles and great live performances. One such single is “Yes,” which features another up and coming artist in Nick Jordan. Earlier today they released their video which was directed and produced by Connor Evert and Alan De Leon Taverna; two of Minnesota’s premier visual artists. The cinematography fits the record like a glove as a late night fire dances in the background. Ness & Nick compliment each other well, the video is so immersive that it leaves the viewer wanting more. There’s no doubt in our minds that you’ll be seeing a lot more from each of these artists, check out the video above for yourself.