Ian Cohen

  • Music

    July 10, 2013

    He-Mad Woman-Haters Club

    Critics need to be careful when picking apart the misogyny and violence in rap

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Defend Your Ballot: Rembert Browne, Pazz and Jop 2012 Contributor

    You can't really know where you're headed unless you know where you've been. For that reason, we're taking a look back at Pazz & Jop 2012 to drill down into the ballots of contributors and voters who participated. Maybe amongst the rubble we'll find clues about what lies ahead for music lovers in 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Pitbull And Nas: Where They Are Now

    by Ian Cohen Timothy Saccenti ​ This week's Voice takes a look at how Pitbull rode a bullish multimedia campaign to a level of chart success and celebrity that far exceeds what he accomplished during reggaeton's heyday. It's every bit as heartening as it is surprising. When you consider the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Here Is Das Racist's Best New Music Acceptance Speech

    ​Yesterday, local role models and our friends Das Racist snagged the coveted 8.7/Best New Music designation from Pitchfork for Sit Down, Man, the second of two dense, drug-addled, deceptively smart mixtapes the trio has produced this year. It was a national vindication of what we've known in N ... More >>

  • Theater

    February 7, 2006