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2000 Stories by Kelefa Sanneh

Archives: 2002 | 2001 | 2000
  • Sobs, Static, and Sweat

    published December 19, 2000

    Everyone knows how the Wu-Tang Clan fucked up. After the dense, heady rush of their brilliant 1993 debut, the group went their separate ways,... More >>

  • Memphis Bleak

    published June 20, 2000

    Time was, great hip-hop was self-evident. With few exceptions, the best rap albums of the '80s were also the most widely celebrated, and everybody... More >>

  • Watts Happening

    published May 2, 2000

    It sounds like a hoax: Schlitz beer helps finance a soul music concert to celebrate the seventh anniversary of the 1965 Watts riots, and the... More >>

  • Uh-Huh OK Whassup Shut Up

    published April 11, 2000

    My favorite TV show is BET's Comicview, the stand-up showcase that airs every night at nine. Punch lines are few and far between, and... More >>

  • Motorbooty Techno

    published February 1, 2000

    DJ Assault is almost weird enough to make up for all the rap DJs who give mixtapes a bad name. While others show off their silly turntable tricks... More >>

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