Eric B. and Rakim – architects of some the funkiest, smoothest, slick-talkingest records of rap’s Golden Era – are currently on their first tour since the duo parted ways in 1992.
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Here is my keynote from the Prince From Minneapolis conference, delivered on April 16 in Minneapolis at the University of Minnesota. It’s an edited, excerpted version of a longer jam that will be published somewhere sometime soon in some format.
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In this era of corporate power run amok, there is a strong legal case for breaking up Drake, as I argued last week in The Ringer Law Review.
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Eight days before Donald J. Trump took his presidential oath before a crowd whose size the president still insists on fibbing about, I wrote a column titled “Life Under Trump—What Happens Now?”
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On a hot December afternoon, the sky hazy from wildfires that raged just beyond the Los Angeles city limits, a handful of people gathered outside a nondescript Super 8 motel off Sunset Boulevard.
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With the constant barrage of bad news coming out of the White House these days, sometimes it seems like the late-night shows can barely keep up.
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There is a push underway—long championed by Republican Senator John McCain and Representative Peter King—to secure a pardon for the legendary boxer Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion of the 20th century.
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