The local rap hero is one of the few bright spots on an otherwise anemic Lollapalooza lineup that also includes Lorde, Migos, the XX, Run the Jewels, and, um, Liam Gallagher.
Ten Reader writers review 15 new records, including Pallbearer’s stately, mournful doom, Willis Earl Beal’s raw, mystical antipop, and Jack Ruby’s staggeringly savage no wave.
On his tenth album the MC who helped put Chicago’s scene on the map delivers a grim, uneven, and occasionally compelling portrait of inner-city violence.
Old-school rap braggadocio is back.
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The soulful, trunk-rattling lead single from Sean’s new mixtape
Your raunchy rap cure for the Februaries
Saying goodbye to the Pitchfork Fest, talking Big Sean, underground soul auteur Peven Everett, and more
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