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SONGLYRICS Presents: The Top 50 Lyrics of 2017

As with our album class of 2017, it’s been a rough year for the socio-political conscious. On one hand we were given another landmark gem from Kendrick Lamar in DAMN. On the other we had and […]

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SONGLYRICS Presents: The Top 10 Albums of 2017

One would think that this buffoonery of a post-fact society we spent 365 days pushing on would have produced one of the most dense art reactions ever. In many ways it did — Lyricist of […]

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Seattle Chef Creates 7-Course Hip-Hop Themed Dinner

A macaroni dish inspired by Tupac (left), Chef Derek Simcik plating some food for an unrelated event (right); Photo: Abby Hocking via Food & Wine (left), @nelson_yong via Simcik’s instagram (right) There are many reoccurring tropes in […]

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Rivers Cuomo Had to ‘Ban’ Himself From Listening to ‘Mumble Rap’ While Recording ‘Pacific Daydream’

Rivers Cuomo ‘n the Weezer crew; Photo: Weezer.com In a reverse golden journo question of ‘what influenced’ their new record, front Weezer brain Rivers Cuomo recently told Billboard that he had to “ban” himself from listening to […]

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Kanye West’s Lyrics Banned by Instagram’s New AI

A screenshot from the official video for Kanye’s West’s ‘Famous’; Photo: YouTube Kanye West’s lyrics slipped under the radar of Instagram’s new foul-mouth detector program, DeepText, which is basically a TV Guardian for inappropriate and […]

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SONGLYRICS Presents: The Top 50 Lyrics of 2016

Aside from a certain orange overlord with tiny hands assuming power, it wasn’t a bad year, guys, in the music world. It’s depressing as hell that a campaign of anti-Trump 30 tracks in 30 days, […]

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SONGLYRICS Presents: The Top 10 Albums of 2016

As with our 50-best single narratives, artists came out of the woodwork in furious fashion once with projects that all restored our faith in humanity, and ways in which to diffuse the nonsense happening by […]

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SONGLYRICS Presents: The Top 10 Albums of 2015

As with our 50-track, best-of-2015 mosaic, so go some of the finest voices we heard silencing, or in some cases loudening, the world’s consistent attempt to destroy itself. Kendrick Lamar, our pick for Lyricist of the Year, stretches […]

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SONGLYRICS Presents: The Top 50 Lyrics of 2015

Like 2014 before it, here we are in another year with another landmark statement on humanity by Kendrick Lamar again, Father John Misty sending up America and the state of the system that spawned him, undercut by some […]

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SONGLYRICS Presents: The Top 10 Albums of 2014

Here we are again, completely circling around the sun, the same as it ever was like a man named Byrne once said. And perhaps you may tell yourself, these are not your beautiful lyric choices. These […]

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