Thursday, February 9 2012
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, December 15 2009
2009 was the Year of the Comeback, filled with powerful storytelling, dense lyricism, and sprawling departures.
Friday, September 2 2011
Wherein this writer says farewell to a staple of his childhood and college years, and this rapper says farewell to all of what made him so ear-catching for so many years.
Wednesday, January 25 2006
He really IS the best rapper alive, at least when he tries.
Wednesday, October 6 2004
Wednesday, March 24 2010
Is there anything the internet can't do? It'll take something that no one asked for, give it to them, and then make you realize you…
Monday, January 19 2009
Why was Lil' Wayne the single biggest musical phenomenon of 2008?