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Wednesday, February 8 2012

“Don’t Let Me Fall”: Hip-Hop in the Age of Austerity

Rappers have always wrestled with the question of how to succeed in a society where the odds are stacked against them. The biggest difference now is that their middle class listeners have the same worries.


Tuesday, January 18 2011

Part 2: From Meklit Hadero to the Old 97's

Slipped Discs continues with the return of a '60s pop heartthrob, the best underappreciated hip-hip album of the year, the resurrection of a legendary '80s band, some great beats from M.I.A. and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.


Thursday, December 17 2009

The Best Singles of 2009

PopMatters kicks off our annual two-week-long best music of the year feature with the 50 best singles of 2009, highlighted by a trio of American indie rock headliners.


Monday, December 14 2009

The Best Hip-Hop of 2009

2009 was the Year of the Comeback, filled with powerful storytelling, dense lyricism, and sprawling departures.


Reviews

Monday, March 24 2014

Kid Cudi: Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon

The latest release from Cudi is as spaced out as ever, but ultimately feels rushed.


Thursday, April 18 2013

Kid Cudi: Indicud

Back with his first solo effort in over two years, Kid Cudi gets back to his famously atmospheric style of rap. Indicud is an album that is sure to please the Kid Cudi fanbase.


Thursday, April 11 2013

BUKU Music and Art Project: 8-9 March 2013 - New Orleans

With a diverse lineup, BUKU intended to incorporate the post-industrial vibe as well as the garish festivity of Mardi Gras World, which it pulled off with varying degrees of success.


Monday, April 16 2012

Steve Aoki: Wonderland

Wonderland highlights both of the highest and lowest points of electronic music over the course of its tiresome 53-minute run-time.


Monday, November 8 2010

Kid Cudi: Man on the Moon 2: The Legend of Mr Rager

This sequel at times plays less like continuation than repetition, mainly about carrying on the mood of the first album, keeping listeners in the same state of mind.


Blogs

Thursday, October 20 2011

Wale and Kid Cudi Offer Up Collaboration on "Focused"

Wale and Kid Cudi end their feud, as the two MCs collab on a new single for Wale's Ambition.


Wednesday, February 25 2009

Kid Cudi - "Day N Nite" (video)

Kid Cudi (AKA The Man on the Moon) brings it with a semi-artsy, fairly interesting video to accompany his semi-artsy, fairly interesting first single, Day


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