Thundercat is a bassist who blends video games into everything he does, and whose latest album situates references to Mobile Suit Gundum and Sonic at the heart of new electronic soul music.
Rap and anime are like salt and caramel—not an intuitive match, but a delightful one. Most referenced among rap superstars like Lupe Fiasco, Soulja Boy and RZA is the classic ‘90s staple Dragon Ball Z, your childhood five o’clock Toonami fixture.
The latest in a series of Japanese promo videos for Nintendo’s mobile social networking app demonstrates Miitomo’s ability to bring plucky teens together in song, which unfortunately isn’t a real thing.
YouTube’s Cheezy McWiggles weaves together voice clips from Overwatch into a double-team takedown of the game’s resident cowboy, bluntly titled “Fuck McCree.” Warning: immature language, profanity, Reaper trying to be all cool.
The past few days have been hugely important for the Drake fans among us. They’ve been even more hugely important for the Nintendo game-loving Drake fans among us.
This song is for anyone who has made a beeline for the video game section of their local retailer and cursed loudly at empty shelves.
Smosh's lewd and crude Smash Bros. rap has generated more than two million views since Friday's debut, with countless Villager-induced nightmares to come. I'm never getting this out of my psyche.
Earthbound might be old enough to warrant the moniker "cult classic" at this point, but Nintendo's beloved SNES-era RPG has still managed to win over new fans ever since it came to the Wii U last year. One such player fell in love with the game so wholly that he's now honored it with—what else?—a rap mashup tribute.
Drake and Lil Wayne came to Queens this week as part of a tour the rappers are co-headlining. It was the third such act to pass through the Tri-State area recently, the first two being Beyonce and Jay Z's "On The Run" and Eminem and Rhianna's "Monster" tour. But this one was special. It was modeled off Street Fighter.
Yes, somebody made a rap album entirely about loot-tacular shooter Borderlands. Surprisingly, it's not the worst thing ever. It's kinda good, actually. I know, right?
Rap nerds and video game nerds have a lot in common. So whenever the two overlap thanks to the magic of the internet, things get pretty weird pretty quickly.
Every Saturday, Scott Bradlee and his slow jam crew deliver a sexy slow jam version of a classic cartoon theme. This week they've completely outdone themselves.
Electrode, Diglett, Nidoran, Mankey, Venusaur, Rattata, Fearow, Pidgey, Seaking, Jolteon, Dragonite, Gastly, Ponyta, Vaporeon, Poliwrath, Butterfreeeeee! ...wait, there's more than just these Pokémon at the start of the Pokerap? No way.
Boy howdy, the ability to take selfies in Wind Waker HD is the gift that keeps on giving, isn't it?
There are many unlikely combinations in this world. Chicken and waffles. Sparkles and vampires. Also, this parody by Rawb09 of Coolio's song, Gangsta's Paradise and League of Legends.
I never thought I'd hear a track about Animal Crossing that riffs off Drake's "Started From The Bottom," and yet here we are. This amazing, amazing thing exists. I had no idea that the main New Leaf theme worked so well for rapping!
If you follow video games, you're probably aware of Dan Bull, the Brit rapper who drops sick rhymes about the hottest new video games. Or, you know, "sick," if you're not that into this sort of kitschy thing.
I'm not sure if it's the beat or the cinematics that lend itself so well to the music, but this Mass Effect rap by JT Machinima is definitely one of the best I've seen.