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Rapper Without a Cause

November 11, 2009 David Guzman 0

If there’s any hip-hop album more surprising, complicated and life-affirming than Kanye West’s “The College Dropout,” I haven’t heard it. The lyrical range is broad […]

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School Daze

October 27, 2009 David Guzman 0

What was “The College Dropout” – rapper Kanye West’s breakthrough album – if not an example of how wonderful hip-hop can be in the right […]

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Motown Milks Michael

October 25, 2009 David Guzman 0

Many of the remixes on “Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite” are guilty of an all-too-common sin: Instead of approaching Jackson’s vast anthology of Motown recordings […]