If you've slept on Mr.J Medeiros, it's time to wake up and go grab a late pass. After cutting his teeth in the Procussions, the MC has emerged as a gallant talent in his own right.
He first grabbed our attention a few years ago with the touching and superb "Constance," which centers on a haunting sample of Eva Cassidy's take on Sting's "Fields of Gold," from Of Gods and Girls, his solo debut.
The L.A.-by-way-of-Colorado Springs transplant continues to grind -- and impress. Speaking of sleeping (thanks for keeping us honest, Kid Hum): Check out his latest video, released this past summer, evidently, but which we just stumbled across, "Holding On" from Friends Enemies Apples Apples.
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The clip, directed by Albert King and featuring the photography of ReZ from the Procussions, is well shot and the premise -- which, conceptually, at least, sort of vaguely recalls Dylan's "Subterranean Homesick Blues" -- is intriguing, even if it does become a bit tedious by the end.