Friday, December 12 2014
No one man should have all that power. The 97th most acclaimed album of all time is living in that 21st century, doing something mean to it. Counterbalance has a listen.
Wednesday, November 5 2014
Ten years after Kanye West's first album, The College Dropout, we count down the rapper's top lyrics.
Wednesday, September 24 2014
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, July 14 2013
J. Cole delivers with an impressive second album.
Thursday, June 27 2013
Yeezus will be brilliant to some, terrible to others. The truth lies somewhere in between.
Tuesday, June 25 2013
After a week of listening to, reading about, and thinking about Kanye West's Yeezus, we take stock of where we are.
Friday, June 14 2013
Torrential rains on the first day caused Friday to end early and left the Governors Ball grounds very very muddy. But throughout the weekend, music from Kanye, Cut Copy and several other bands made trudging through the sloppy field worthwhile.
Monday, June 10 2013
Highlighting the month’s top releases in movies, music, television, and video games.
Wednesday, May 29 2013
On the heels of his sixth solo studio album, it's time to take a look at why Yeezy remains relevant, and why his antics, obnoxious as they can be, never grow old.
Thursday, June 7 2012
This week we look at racial profiling through the lens of controversial writer John Derbyshire. We also talk about racism within hip-hop and find ourselves stimulated by the riot porn of the new Jay-Z and Kanye West video. Flash Points ends on a more positive note: the rise of the walking dead.