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Columns // 3 Articles
Reviews // 16 Articles
Blogs // 27 Articles
News // 10 Articles
Media // 9 Articles
//Features

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 20-1
9 Oct 2014 // 8:13 PM

These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 40-21
8 Oct 2014 // 8:14 PM

From breathtaking reformulations of shoegaze to British soul revival, this batch of stellar recordings from the 2000s is an eclectic one.

//Columns

In Defense of Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Tour
3 Mar 2014 // 8:30 PM

Seeing Kanye West perform, I learned not only what it's like to see a master at the top of his game, but also what it is that makes the polarizing artist so fascinating.

In Defense of Kanye West
29 May 2013 // 5:30 PM

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.

//Reviews

Where Does Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' Stand in the Canon?
12 Nov 2014 // 1:00 AM

Kirk Walker Graves' mix of fanboy marvel and critical detachment will convince even Kanye West detractors to give My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy a close listen.

Kanye West: Yeezus (take two)
27 Jun 2013 // 5:05 PM

Yeezus will be brilliant to some, terrible to others. The truth lies somewhere in between.

//Blogs

PopTalk: Can Some Artists Become Immune to Serious Criticism?
14 Apr 2015 // 5:06 AM

In the eyes of critics, can David Lynch ever make a bad film? Or Kanye West a bad album?

PopTalk: The 2015 Grammys, "True Artistry", and Meme Culture
18 Mar 2015 // 3:00 AM

The latest PopTalk podcast takes a look at whether or not, as Kanye West suggests, the Grammys and awards culture in general can or should care about "true artistry".

//News

Spike Lee’s 'Chiraq' Would Add to City’s Long Violent Filmography
27 Apr 2015 // 6:33 AM

Chiraq will be the latest entry in a durable tradition of movies about a violent Chicago.

Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West to appear at New York Sandy benefit
15 Nov 2012 // 10:13 PM

LOS ANGELES — Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will help anchor another all-star benefit to aid in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, once again joined

//Blogs

'Herald' Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative

// Moving Pixels

"The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.

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