Kendrick Lamar, Hip-Hop’s Newest Old-School Star
“Hey, man, thank you again, appreciate the access back here, it means a lot to us,” said an eager ... the already intense pressure to follow up the year-old “good kid, m.A.A.d city” with something even better. Great records are great for different ...
George Saunders’s Humor
The idea that something ... could make anything right—diffuse any tension, explain any mistake—with a joke. A joke or a funny voice was a way of saying: All is well. We’ll live. We still love you. Can you talk a bit about your mother and father?
Emilio Rojas Slams Out Of Touch Label Executives; Advocates Reaching Fans Directly
They may not [know] your goals, your motivation. They don’t really know anything you put into it to have a right to have that [to] say. DX: Does that frustrate you? Emilio Rojas: I feel like it’s a blessing and a curse. On one hand, it shows that ...
Water is a Human Right: Detroit Residents Seek U.N. Intervention as City Shuts Off Taps to Thousands
Activists have been organizing against the water shutoffs, saying they target Detroit’s most ... She has a two-year-old. She’s holding a bill for $400 in her hand, and she’s begging the man, "Don’t turn off my water." A pregnant woman with a ...
Pugilists at rest: How one generation of MMA fighters is learning to let go
Your mind goes elsewhere ... For Sell, it’s something he hasn’t ruled out. He still gets on the mats and spars with legit pros on a regular basis, he said, “and I do all right, believe me.” “But you see those old rock and roll guys, in their ...