A return to the mic nine years in the making, a hip-hop supergroup of sorts, and Tom Waits beatboxing: this year's top-shelf hip-hop is equal parts anticipation, teamwork, and wha?!
R. Stevie Moore and Jason Falkner: Make It Be
Caitlyn Jenner, Rachel Dolezal, and the Shifting Boundaries of Identity
Aimee Mann: Mental Illness
Rodney Crowell: Close Ties
Mathew Lee Cothran: Judas Hung Himself in America
Daniel Brandt: Eternal Something
"The indelible experiences of Trevor Noah's past have been parlayed into his memoir, Born a Crime, a history of a life living under racial divide.