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I Feel Like Dying: Lil Wayne & The Art of Self-Destruction

He called himself a Martian and I believed him. His appearance wasn’t what the movies prophesied, his complexion wasn’t slimy green but an African black covered completely in tattoos. Instead of an... Read More
Posted one day ago
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It’s OK If You Don’t Like Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly”

The day Yeezus leaked online I witnessed a rare emotional shift, eager anticipation became confused outrage in real time. This wasn’t the album that people imagined, months of hype shattered, Yeezus descended... Read More
Posted 3 days ago
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Little Brother is Not Coming Back, Here’s Why They Matter

When 9th Wonder announced on Twitter, “Little Brother is not coming back,” there wasn’t an uproar, the day continued as if he announced his grocery list. It wasn’t a surprise, it’s been... Read More
Posted 3 days ago
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Going Through the Five Stages of Andre 3000 Grief

We drove down a street that’s been the same since moving into the neighborhood. What started off as trees and grassland turned into a strip of happy homes. The myth of our tightknit cul-de-sac was that Andre... Read More
Posted one week ago
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1 Listen Album Review: Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly”

Holy. Moses.  I'm not sure what's happening in life right now. It feels like my parents invited me over for Thanksgiving dinner, but when I showed up instead of serving turkey and mashed potatoes... Read More
Posted one week ago
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The Official Tracklist for Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” Album (Exclusive)

Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly is the most anticipated hip-hop album of the year, perhaps even the most anticipated in hip-hop history, and DJBooth has the official tracklist.  The album is currently... Read More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Robin Thicke & Pharrell Lose “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit, Music’s Now Fucked

Yesterday, one of the longest and strangest trials in music history came to an end when a jury awarded the estate of Marvin Gaye $7 million for what they determined was Pharrell and Robin Thicke's illegal... Read More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Chamillionaire’s Blueprint for Financial Success Outside Rap

Chamillionaire is not your average rapper. He has never been. Looking at his career, how many artists won a GRAMMY with a catchy song about police brutality that went viral before the term viral even existed? Who... Read More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Take 2 Album Review: Lupe Fiasco’s “Tetsuo & Youth” (Lupe Back?)

Yesterday someone accused me of procrastinating on this follow-up review for Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth, and they were right. I was procrastinating. Honestly, I was hoping that if I just melted into the shadows,... Read More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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31 People Worked on Kanye’s “All Day” & That’s a GOOD Thing

Kanye West's "All Day" started off as a laughably low quality snippet that leaked in 2014, anticipation built over the course of six months as gradually longer and higher quality snippets leaked, the final... Read More
Posted 3 weeks ago