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The 80 Best Albums of 2015

Travel back five years ago when the release calendar was rife with stellar albums. 2015 offered such an embarrassment of musical riches, that we selected 80 albums as best of the year.

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Robert Glasper Experiment: 29 February 2012 - New York

The Robert Glasper Experiment yielded to overwhelming demand by adding this second album release show.

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The Revolution Will Be Amplified: Is the Occupy Movement Liberating Music?

Forty years from now, people will be writing books on the art and music, literature and culture that came out of the Occupy Wall Street / Occupy Everything movements.

Alexander Billet
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B.O.M.B. Festival: 30 May 2010 - Durham, CT

B.O.M.B. festival was a great event with a cozy atmosphere in an excellent space. Room enough for some family entertainment, live music and, more importantly, to grow in future years.

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B.O.M.B. Fest Explodes Into Durham, CT

It’s explosive, hip...it’s where you want to be May 30th. It’s the BOMB!

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Lupe Fiasco: Lupe Fiasco's the Cool

If Lupe Fiasco’s sophomore effort simply sounds like a darker extension of his debut, perhaps that’s not such a bad thing, considering The Cool is everything that a great hip-hop album should be.

Zach Schonfeld
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Various Artists: The Road Mix: Music from the Television Series One Tree Hill, Vol. 3

Music for a trip from Carolina to Texas and back again. Play this CD 32 times straight and say, "There's no place like Tree Hill…There's no place like Tree Hill…"

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Lupe Fiasco: Food and Liquor

On his debut album, a rapping Rumpelstiltskin spins style, social commentary, and skateboarding into hip-hop gold.

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The 2nd Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival feat. the Procussions, Big Daddy Kane, Lupe Fiasco, and Sle

It seems like just yesterday that Biz Markie was charming us with 'Just a Friend' and Slick Rick was recasting the 'Mona Lisa'. Oh, how the times have changed...

Darren Ratner

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