Short Film: Trip by Jhene Aiko

Jhené Aiko released Trip, a surprise 22-track album on September 22nd. It features her daughter, Namiko Love, Kurupt, Mali Music, Brandy, Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd, and Big Sean. 

Stream the album here.

A short film with the shared name was also released. Within the short, the character Penny finds love in a stranger and embarks on a road trip. She tries to fill a void with love and drugs after the recent death of her brother. The short is based on a true story and is an ode to Aiko’s brother, Miyagi, who passed away 5 years ago after battling cancer. 

Directors Jhené Aiko & Tracy Oliver

 

 

 

Video of the Day: Jay-Z​ – I Know

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“I Know” is the 8th track on American Gangster, Jay Z’s tenth album. The track is inspired by the storyline of the American Gangster film. The film followed Frank Lucas, a well-known Harlem heroin dealer. In “I Know”, Jay-Z becomes heroin as he talks to the addict who’s trying to get rid of him. The video features Zoe Kravitz as she feels different types of highs from different POVs.