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RIFF’d: The Game’s ‘Blood Moon: Year of the Wolf’

Don’t be fooled, the Game’s sixth studio album, Blood Moon: Year of the Wolf, is not a solo album in the traditional sense. It’s more like an exhibition, an opportunity to showcase some loose change friends (Soulja […]

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Bob Dylan Honored in 960-Page Lyric Tome

Greatness never dies and for the few who’ve transcended pop culture the way Bob Dylan has the love just gets more decadent over time. After 50 years his narrative continues to write itself with a slew […]

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Keep it Dirty: A 5-Piece 1-Finger Salute to the Dis Track

There are few things out there more grossly entertaining than feuding musicians, the extent in which they’ll go to ridicule one another knowing no end. It’s great theater that – unless your name is 50 Cent […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: C-Rayz Walz

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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Flying Lotus – ‘You’re Dead’

There’s nothing subtle about titling an album You’re Dead! It’s a project about death, which is a huge undertaking, even for a guy as sure-handed as Flying Lotus. But rather than losing himself in the morbidity of it all, Flying Lotus avoids […]

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Another Book About Beatles Lyrics

Beatles fans rejoice, yet another book has hit shelves celebrating the immortality of the illustrious Fab Five. There’s certainly no shortage of them out there – many that rehash the same stories over and over again […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Dudley Perkins

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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RIFF’d: Prince’s ‘Art Official Age’

This is the album that Prince fans were waiting for, a sonic excursion that rips through generations of time, soul-strutting from one galaxy to the next with every piercing falsetto and strum of the guitar. Art Official […]

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RIFF’d: Prince & 3rdeyegirl’s ‘Plectrumelectrum’

As an aging megastar, Prince is taking measured steps towards a new phase in his professional life. Plectrumelectrum is him acting as player-coach, familiarizing himself as a behind-the-scenes guy while still being able to break ankles on the court, a […]

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Cover Me Bad: Separating Homage from Amateur Hour

If you happened to miss Miley Cyrus‘ cover of Led Zeppelin‘s”Babe I’m Gonna Leave You” or better yet Willow Smith‘s rendition of King Krule‘s “Easy Easy” consider yourself lucky. Both, while a departure from their usual antics, are […]

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About Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.