Better Than: Watching the corny parts of the "Watch the Throne" tour.
Hip-hop has always flirted with spirituality. The S.p.o.o.k.s. and Wu-Tang embraced a Buddhist vision; M.C. Hammer, God's Property, and P.M. Dawn charted with Christian themes; and the 5% Nation attracted many gifted creators of ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
July 4, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 38
I Didn't Know You Were Hip
by Walter Troy Spencer
The worst thing about writing a column for The Voice, I've learned, is that it turns you into a traitor in the eyes of your friends. Suddenly I've become ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesSeptember 6, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 46Adventure With a Pink PillBy John WilcockA questionnaire arrived last month from Tim Leary, a professor at Harvard who has been doing research on the effects of Mexico's "magic mushrooms" (teonanacati) on human ... More >>