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Life

I Still Don’t Feel Like an Adult

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I am about to turn 36 years old.

I have been married for over five years.

I have a daughter that will be turning four this summer.

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Music

1999: The Year Hip-Hop Sprang a Leak

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In 1999, as the world was prepping for Y2K, another, less heralded innovation in the world of computers was about to change the music business: “Napster launched in 1999, and over the next three years tens of millions of music fans eagerly (and by today’s standards, incredibly slowly) downloaded oft-mistagged, low-bitrate mp3 versions of new music to their hard drives, and shared what they’d ripped themselves with software like the WinAmp player.”

The industry would never be the same.