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The Best Mixtapes of 2013
30 Dec 2013 // 3:20 AM

In the four years since mixtapes became anything but a mix on tape, rap listeners have grown accustomed to the idea that not only should they feel like a brand new album, but also that they should probably be better than the product you pay for.

The Best Hip-Hop of 2012
11 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM

From riotous humor to sociopolitical commentary, hip-hop in 2012 gave us quality and variety.


Curren$y: New Jet City
26 Feb 2013 // 4:01 PM

Curren$y released a free album on Super Bowl Sunday, and it may be the best thing he's done in... well, a few months at least.

Curren$y: The Stoned Immaculate
13 Jun 2012 // 5:20 PM

Curren$y goes high definition and big spender on his second major label album, enlisting a number of the hottest producers to create one of the year's most luxurious listens. But at what cost?

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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