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.
Wednesday, February 8 2012
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, October 26 2011
Even the sticky situation of having Kanye West and Coldplay sort of split the Friday night finale on opposite sides of Zilker Park was a wise and calculated decision.
Monday, October 10 2011
Has-Lo's latest may not brighten your day with its demeanor, but his abilities on the mic are certainly worth your attention.