Tag Archives: Kanye West

Why I’m Rethinking Kanye West

Reexamining @kanyewest & the idea of 21st century black genius

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REDUX: Our N-Word Conundrum

More writers are falling in line with our position on the N-Word

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REVIEW: Kanye West — "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" (Roc-A-Fella)

Every super hero needs a theme song. And a super villain to fight against.

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My WRFB Playlist for December 7, 2010

Last night’s playlist includes new music from California King, Jean Grae, Sabatta, Chocolate Genius, Pigeon John, and more

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Marcus Dowling: Kanye West Is Culture

“He’s sucking the marrow out of the most dramatically creative forces in the world. From emotional synthesized sounds to Takeshi Murakami to live orchestral backgrounds for Unplugged performances, and so many more examples, Kanye West lives only for the extremes of this universe, and in doing so is one of the most polarizing figures of this, or any generation.”

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Fear Of A Black President

Some excerpts from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s tour de force on Obama, race and the limits of integration.

GOOD READ: Hate Crimes Always Have A Logic: On The Oak Creek Gurudwara Shootings

A perspective on the Oak Creek, WI shootings from a member of the Sikh community

GOOD READ: Erykah Badu to Wayne Coyne: “Kiss my glittery ass!”

In case you missed it, Ms. Badu’s choice words to Mr. Coyne

GOOD READ: Jeff Chang On The Legacy of Chuck Brown

A worthwhile read on the go-go legend

GOOD READS: #TrayvonMartin Around The Web

So much conversation–and now maybe some justice–for this young man.

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