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Thursday, October 3 2013

Drake: Nothing Was the Same (Take 2)

Drake and studiomate Noah Shebib's Nothing Was the Same is, much like Take Care before it, a gorgeous record. But is it as good?


Wednesday, February 8 2012

“Don’t Let Me Fall”: Hip-Hop in the Age of Austerity

Rappers have always wrestled with the question of how to succeed in a society where the odds are stacked against them. The biggest difference now is that their middle class listeners have the same worries.


Wednesday, August 17 2011

Sorry, But Our Princess Wants to Be in Another Castle

I’ve saved more than my fair share of “princesses in another castle” since 1985, but I didn't really see Chloe coming.


Thursday, August 4 2011

Online Fantasy: Kreayshawn’s Meteoric Rise to Fame

Female rapper Kreayshawn is on her way to becoming 2011's international sensation after her song "Gucci Gucci" ridiculed all "basic bitches" that value designer clothes. So who is this Oakland-based revelation?


Monday, July 11 2011

Cassettes Won’t Listen: Evinspacey

Lyrics aren't Jason Drake's forte, but his new beats are clever enough to provide a worthy listen.


Monday, February 28 2011

J. Cole: Friday Night Lights

J. Cole reluctantly returns to the mixtape scene to prep listeners for his ROC Nation debut, once again proving to be a master of his craft, even as he intentionally saves his best for the real thing.


Friday, February 4 2011

Guessing the Grammys

Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.


Thursday, February 3 2011

The Year In Music: June 2010

June 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month of successful releases and summer concerts.


Thursday, October 14 2010

Bei Maejor: Upside Down

Upside Down is a free mixtape with just enough high-quality music to pique your interest in the budding career of Bei Maejor


Colin Munroe: Is The Unsung Hero (Capsule Reviews) [17.Feb.09]
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