Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar will ask local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline.
Skyzoo is a Bed-Stuy-raised rapper whose new album, A Dream Deferred, will be released at the start of October via the Brooklyn institution Duck Down. He ha ... More >>
When rappers reference items they consume--whether Cristal, Clarks Wallabees, or chronic--listeners seek them out, either out of curiosity or a desire to be like their heroes. And thanks to hip-hop's tendency to occasionally serve as an educated, sound-advice-giving older sibling, those refer ... More >>
"We got hoodwinked. Led astray. Hornswoggled," Spike Lee told the New York Times, quoting Malcolm X, whose 1992 biopic he directed. "We got bamboozled." Lee, like everyone else, is pissed at LeBron James, who signed with the Miami Heat, crushing the dreams of Cleveland, New York, New Jersey a ... More >>