Drew Hinshaw

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  • 5 years ago

    Jadakiss isn't normally considered as a candidate for the Rappers You Wanna Be Loved By list. A sneering, venom-spitting leftover from the mid-'90s—when rappers snarled at one another like teenage snakes—the Yonkers native struts the s...

  • 6 years ago

    It feels like I oughtta cool my heels in a Red Roof Inn until Witness Protection can come scoop me up just for uttering this—you know what the Ayatollahs of Real Hip-Hop think about Soulja Boy. But his third album, The DeAndre Way, frequentl...

  • 6 years ago

    Exhausted by its excess, we near the end of Christina Aguilera's "Not Myself Tonight" with a Polow Da Don–produced electro-mayhem bridge, synthesizers growling from the windows to the walls. If you're following along with the video on YouTub...

  • 7 years ago

    Born near Lagos, raised near London, the svelte and elegant bandleader Helen Folasade Adu, a/k/a Sade, spent MTV's first wave of raunchy sexhibitionism quietly cultivating her feminine mystique while most fame-chasing songstresses were loudly wigg...

  • 7 years ago

    Let's back into thisone with the sort of SAT analogy that can help us tidy our thoughts, like "painting is to frame as freak is to cage"—yessir, that'll do. That's the primary lesson of the chapter on sideshow freaks in Janet Davis's history...


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