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  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    March 23, 2004: The Most Important Day in Indie Rap History?

    Where were you on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2004? If you were a music fan, chances are you were picking up Usher's Confessions album, as it eventually went diamond and birthed "Yeah," a song that seems to get as much airplay today as it did 10 years ago. Or, if your radar picked up underground movements, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Critics Need to Lay Off Macklemore

    The recently-crowned number one song in the country, as you probably know, is a Seattle-based white independent hip-hop artist's ode to shopping at thrift stores. I'm not sure exactly how the stars aligned and/or what Illuminati clerical error caused it to happen, but "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    What the Not Jay and Ye Members of Roc-A-Fella Records Have Been Up To

    Tonight Gramercy Theater is hosting a Roc-A-Fella Records reunion concert. (Although, ummm, considering the notable absences, it seems maybe unauthorized.) It's been just over eight years since Jay-Z and Dame Dash split, ending one of the most influential and dominant labels in rap. While the long-r ... More >>

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    March 23, 2007
  • Music

    July 11, 2006

    History Lessons

    Brazil, Beliz, San Antonio, Soho, Mother Africa—all journeys into paradise

  • Music

    April 18, 2006

    Dear Mr. President

    Baby let's have a ficus leaf and a cranberry Snapple before Bush do something crazy

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    January 24, 2006
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    June 21, 2005

    The Cotton Club

    Black-conscious hip-hop deals with an overwhelmingly white live audience

  • Music

    April 5, 2005

    Ignorants and Know-Alls Keep Out

    Eight inauthenticities hard to resist, even when hard to understand, or impossible to love

  • Music

    January 25, 2005

    Harmonies and Abysses

    Across the sky sheet the impossible birds in a steady illiterate movement homewards

  • Music

    December 28, 2004
  • Music

    May 11, 2004

    Anti-Gravitational Boots

    Some very rough guides to living in a nation that won't share and will never be the same

  • Music

    March 9, 2004

    Edges of the Groove

    Arguments against education, reclaimed punk rants, electropop with staying power

  • Music

    January 13, 2004
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    November 13, 2001
  • Music

    April 24, 2001