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ICYMI: 2017 marks big five-year rap music anniversaries

By Thomas Johnson, December 6 2017 — Hindsight’s a funny thing. Despite a few albums that dropped like asteroids, you’d be forgiven for glossing over 2012’s stake as one of modern music’s most impactful years. Five years later, the fruits of one of the more transformative years in recent memory continue to sprout. This July,…

New Music: Kendrick Lamar

By Kent Wong, March 15 2016 — Kendrick Lamar has established himself as a pivotal figure in hip-hop, releasing the highly-acclaimed To Pimp a Butterfly last year. Lamar considers himself more of a writer than a rapper, which is justified, as Lamar’s work reads like poetry discussing themes of social inequality, race and identity. The…

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