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Charting the rise of the extended hip-hop album

The last few years have been pretty great for hip-hop: Frank Ocean’s Blonde was a smash success in 2016 and 2017 saw stellar releases from Kendrick, Jay-Z and Tyler, The Creator. However, in addition to some stand-out successes, the last … Continue reading

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What Odd Future’s success means to the Hip Hop machine

Tyler, The Creator. photo credit: Flickr user Po’Jay If you haven’t heard of Odd Future, chances are you may have been living under a rock since 2007. The California hip hop collective includes figure head rapper Tyler, the Creator, Earl … Continue reading

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