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Wednesday, September 24 2014

The Future Is Now, and It Is Odd: A Retrospective on Hip-hop in the ‘00s

The historical unfolding of hip-hop bears a strong similarity to that of literature. With that lineage in mind, it's easy to see why the '00s found hip-hop taking on its postmodern stage.


Sunday, August 3 2008

Dame Grease: Goon Musik

The solo debut from DMX's beatsmith ends up being messy rather than dirty.


Tuesday, July 18 2006

DMX: The Soul of a Man

This has always been the thing about X, his capacity to feel, hugely, completely, publicly. He hardly needs reality tv to exploit that about him.


Monday, July 12 2004

Never Die Alone (2004)

'I look older in person than I come across on film,' observes DMX while watching himself in Never Die Alone.


Friday, March 26 2004

Never Die Alone (2004)

King's funeral opens Never Die Alone, but his throbbing self-consciousness drives it.


Thursday, November 20 2003

DMX: Grand Champ


Friday, February 28 2003

Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

Deemed 'The Next Tom Cruise' by 'GQ' magazine, the prolific, asthmatic, and charismatic Dark Man X continues to power his way into the movies.


Monday, October 22 2001

DMX: The Great Depression


Sunday, January 1 1995

Romeo Must Die (2000)

A car drives through a bridge and dark city streets, passing the freeway sign 'East Bay Bridge, Oakland' on the way. A blasting hip-hop soundtrack accompanies opening film credits in overlapping English and Chinese characters.


Romeo Must Die (2000)

Andrzej Bartkowiak's current film Romeo Must Die, which features the incredible martial arts skills of Jet Li, left me a little depressed.


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