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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.
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.
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.
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".
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