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March 20, 2015

Can Everyone Just Shut Up About Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’?

We don’t need ALL of the "writers" waxing analytically about its complexity and/or depth and/or greatness and/or jazzness and/or hiphopness and/or blackness
 
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March 12, 2015

Morning, Joe. Nice Day To Be a Bigot. Why Pundits Shouldn’t Discuss Rap.

Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Bill Kristol & pundits speaking on rap & hip hop without knowledge or cultural perspective is corporate-sponsored bigotry
 
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February 27, 2015

No Respect For Those Who Respect Hip Hop’s OGs: Why One Ambitious Outlet Still Needs To Hustle.

Telling the world that there is no respect for hip hop's OG artist population, and no media that supports them, only tells part of the story.
 
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January 31, 2015

CEOs Ain’t Loyal: Cipha Sounds, Hot 97, Old Heads and Disrespect

Hot 97's treatment of Cipha Sounds smells like hip hop ageism, disloyalty and disrespect. For them, it's nothing new.
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