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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Tame One

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: MGMT’s ‘Little Dark Age’

MGMT‘s Little Dark Age is a back to basics album that softly tackles a litany of issues (both personal and social) without overstating the obvious. The writing is relatively mild, but by MGMT’s standards it’s […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Casual

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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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Grieves

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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Detroit Piston Center Andre Drummond Delivers in New Rap

Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images As a center for the Detroit Pistons, Andre Drummond is known for his rebounding prowess; a double-double machine who has quietly put together an All-Star season. In addition to being one of […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Evidence

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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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Y Society

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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Lupe Fiasco Believes that Kendrick Lamar is Not a Top-tier Lyricist

Photo: lupefiasco.com (left); kendricklamar.com (right) Lupe Fiasco has never shied away from controversy, and his most recent tweets prove that he won’t be letting up anytime soon. The Chicago-born rapper has claimed that Kendrick Lamar […]

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Chance the Rapper and Jeremih Get in the Holiday Spirit with New Mixtape

The cover of Chance the Rapper and Jeremih’s ‘Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama-Wrapped; Photo: Soundcloud Chicago lyricist Chance the Rapper and R&B singer Jeremih have released a Christmas mixtape entitled Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama: Re-Wrapped. Unlike […]

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Stephen Colbert Reunites With Run The Jewels for Holiday Throwdown

Run the Jewels and Colbert ‘n crew in the official video for ‘Jingle Jingle (Santa Party); Photo: CBS/YouTube Talk show host Stephen Colbert has once again teamed up with rap giants Run The Jewels for […]

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