September 25, 2020
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Sault: Continuum of Activist Black Music

Racial activism within music isn’t a modern phenomenon, it has been there since the artform’s inception. In the late 1800s, marginalized African-American communities invented the Blues largely as an expression of their subjugation.
May 4, 2021

DJ Shadow: Endtroducing – 25th Anniversary Sample Mix

Cited as one of the best records of the nineties by most major music publications and included in Time Magazine’s list of greatest albums of all time, one of the keys to the resounding impact of DJ Shadow’s Entroducing can be found in the title of one of its less substantial cuts, a 43-second interlude entitled “Why Hip Hop Sucks in ‘96”. It kind of did.