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The Best Hip-Hop of 2008

A return to the mic nine years in the making, a hip-hop supergroup of sorts, and Tom Waits beatboxing: this year's top-shelf hip-hop is equal parts anticipation, teamwork, and wha?!

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The Politics Inside Black Pop

Will black pop artists still see themselves as outsiders now that a black person is President? Will they use their cultural platform to criticize him if need be, just as they did to help elect him?

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Dissecting Nas’ Untitled - Part 3

Tracks four and five: the triumphant pop songs...

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Nas: Untitled

Nas's ninth studio LP lost its title. Its content, however, deserves far more dialogue than the controversy generated by what he wanted to call it.

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Korn: Untitled

Coming off the back of a hugely busy schedule, Korn turns up the experiments and rage against global warming on their eighth album, but forget how to engage us.

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Wintersleep: Untitled

Evoking the grandeur of Jeff Buckley in spots and the precision of Rush in other.


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