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Sunday, August 20 2006

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

When the Levees Broke, elegant and anguished, encourages you to see, and more importantly, to care about and act on what you see. It is political in the most significant sense, and won't let you forget it.


Wednesday, July 5 2006

Rhymefest: Blue Collar

Kanye's fanbase may have their Lacoste logos and expensive cellphones, but Rhymefest's "blue collar niggas" have soul.


Thursday, March 2 2006

Dave Chappelles Block Party (2006)

Block Party sustains a balance between good-natured light-heartedness social commentary.


Sunday, August 28 2005

Kanye West: Late Registration

Gorgeously textured and musically ambitious, this album is a testament to West's top-of-the-game production skills, but as an MC he's still got a few lessons to learn.


Monday, August 8 2005

Love and shopping


Thursday, December 4 2003

Kanye West: Get Well Soon / I’m Good


Monday, September 18 2000

Madonna: Music

And indeed, for Madonna, music, like most everything else, is always going to do something.


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