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The 70 Best Albums of 2016
13 Dec 2016 // 6:40 AM
From genre-busting electronic music to new highs in the ever-evolving hip-hop scene... from soul and Americana to rocking and popping indie... 2016's music scenes bestowed an embarrassment of riches upon us.
Brotherhood of the Traveling Parachute Pants
1 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM
Like lattés, Baby Bjørns, and bicycles, we bookish white boys love hip-hop. What one nerdy white boy from Wyoming learned from hip-hop.
Culture and History for the Age of Trump
5 Jan 2017 // 9:30 PM
History doesn’t always tell us how to get it right. It sometimes warns us of the cost of getting it wrong. Art steeped in that history can remind us, if we’re paying attention.
The Quest to Understand Tribe
3 Nov 2011 // 5:00 PM
This is supposed to be a documentary, not a fan letter. So how about some balance? It's big picture time when it comes to telling the story of hip-hop.
A Tribe Called Quest: We Got It From Here, Thank You 4 Your Service
20 Nov 2016 // 9:25 PM
This is A Tribe Called Quest’s most political album, but those politics flow naturally from everything the group has given us throughout its existence.
A Tribe Called Quest: People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm 25th Anniversary Edition
6 Jan 2016 // 9:30 PM
This is an anniversary worth celebrating, but is this repackaging the best way to celebrate?