Five honors students from Chicago rap’s freshman class: Alex Wiley, Saba, Spenzo, Taylor Bennett, and ZMoney
How “Redneck Crazy” oppresses white America
We need to stamp out this toxic, incredibly popular, hate speech
Alex Wiley opens Club Wiley
The Closed Sessions marquee rapper dropped his debut yesterday, and its experimental, maximalist pop sound is part of what makes it so endearing.
Win a Closed Sessions CIMMfest prize pack
Try your hand at rap-related movie trivia and win a pair of tickets to Closed Sessions’ CIMMfest showcase and a limited label T-shirt.
50 Cent drops by QVC to finish killing off his credibility
Canoodling, perfume opinions, and pricey headphones
Early Warnings Roundup
This week’s Early Warnings include the Detroit Cobras, Motorhead, Steve Ignorant of Crass, Ty Segall, the Flatlanders, and Screeching Weasel.
The List: May 20-26, 2010
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Arbouretum, Chainsaw DuPont, Roberto Carlos, Buzzcocks, the Besnard Lakes, and more
“Ludacris has hoes in the entire state of Maryland.”
Ludacris’s “ho zones”
A reason to be thankful
Ludacris’s sideburns are no longer ridiculous and other good things about 2006.
Why you can’t quote Dave Barry on some doors, Wal-Mart’s fake blog, how to let Flickr rewrite your sentences, and more.