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Watch Brockhampton’s Kevin Abstract tease new project with another new trailer

Brockhampton’s Kevin Abstract has shared another new trailer for what could potentially be a new project. The Texan rapper and singer has previously released two solo albums - 2014’s ‘MTV1987’ and 2016’s ‘American Boyfriend: A Suburban Love Story’. Last week (March 27), Abstract shared a short video clip on his Twitter page for what many believe to be a new...

Brockhampton told us about their perfect London night out and how their next album ‘is not what you expect’

Brockhampton spoke to NME on the red carpet of the BRIT Awards 2019 about their perfect London night out, progress on their new album and some general life advice. Watch our video interview with the band above. Off the back of their acclaimed 2018 album 'Iridescence', Brockhampton found themselves in town for the BRITs – where they were nominated for...

19 artists we want to see headline festivals in 2019

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Festival season 2018 might be largely done and dusted but you can always console yourself by looking ahead to next year. If you were drawing up your wishlists, who would be your headliners? We've had a think of ours, from the big acts who are almost guaranteed to be topping bills next year to the smaller artists we reckon...

Brockhampton’s Kevin Abstract: ‘I don’t want to be a queer icon – I want to be an icon’

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Brockhampton's Kevin Abstract has discussed being championed as a queer icon within the group's fan base - saying that he hopes his music can speak to a wider range of people. Read More: Inside Brockhampton’s outrageously good Lowlands Festival show The California outfit released their new record 'Iridescence' last week (September 21). It's the follow-up to their third LP, 'SATURATION III',...

Brockhampton – ‘Iridescence’ album review

Iridescence is the physical phenomenon of a surface appearing to magically change colour thanks to everyone’s favourite prankster, light. It’s the reason soap bubbles and splodges of petroleum look like purpley-green puddles of prettiness; the logical explanation behind certain animals seeming to shimmer with colour. The word iridescence comes from the Greek word Iris, the name given to the...

Watch Brockhampton’s trippy new video for ‘J’OUVERT’

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Brockhampton have shared a brand new video for their song 'J'OUVERT' - watch the clip below. The California group are gearing up to release their new album 'Iridescence' tomorrow (September 21). It'll be their first full album release since the departure of rapper Ameer Vann back in May, and follows on from 'SATURATION III', which came out back in December. Read...

Brockhampton confirm track list and release date for ‘Iridescence’

Brockhampton have confirmed that new album 'Iridescence' will be released next Friday (September 21). The record is the first instalment of their 'the best years of our lives' trilogy. Check out the tracklist below. Although it doesn't include recent singles '1997 Diana' and '1998 Truman', the album features their recent offering 'Tonya'. https://twitter.com/brckhmptn/status/1040441554966441984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1040441554966441984&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fpitchfork.com%2Fnews%2Fbrockhampton-detail-new-album-iridescence%2F The new record was initially announced in August and comes...

Brockhampton announce new documentary ‘The Longest Summer in America’

Brockhampton have announced details of their new documentary The Longest Summer In America. As they gear up to release new album 'Iridescence', the group have confirmed that the documentary will screen around the world on September 20. In the first trailer, they're seen discussing their reactions to signing a massive record deal with RCA. It also takes a darker turn as...

The best sets at European festivals in 2018, from Arctic Monkeys to Brockhampton

It wasn't just the UK that was treated to some stellar performances this festy season. Over on the continent, bands and artists from across the world convened on beaches, in cities, and in fields to help fans create a new trove of great memories. NME was among those that travelled in search of those unifying moments and found them in...

Brockhampton announce huge North American tour

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Brockhampton have announced details of their next North American tour, which is going by the name 'I'll Be There Tour'. The California-based boy band have just concluded their debut European tour, which included a pair of shows at Reading & Leeds Festivals last weekend. Read more: The Best Years Of Their Lives - Brockhampton’s festival season is young, dumb and full...