As the face of Latin trap, Bad Bunny needs no introduction. More important, he needs no definitions. The Puerto Rico native born Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio has become an international superstar with a major presence across the U.S., and he’s done it all on his own terms, without pandering to America-centric or gender expectations. The […]
Cowboy poetry, the decline of the critic, Lil Wayne’s boring prison memoir, and more: the week in music writing
The Reader collects some of the best and brightest bits from the past week’s music writing.
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Trap House Chicago bridges streetwear and restorative justice
Mashaun Hendricks’s for-profit clothing line is just one aspect of his activist efforts to address the city’s gun violence.
The Mission Theater is changing hands—but sketch comedy isn’t dead
Despite news reports to the contrary, TJ and Dave’s departure does not spell the end of iO’s Mission Theater.
Trappin’ for Jesus and fighting fatigue at SXSW
Plans to see Chief Keef and MC Jin on our last day at SXSW didn’t pan out, but at least we had fun with what we did.
12 O’Clock Track: Tree, “All”
Local rapper Tree injects a healthy dose of soul into Chicago’s now popular trap sound on “All.”