A Wu-Tang Album in Name Only – The Deception of “The Saga Continues”

If a (supposedly) new Wu-Tang Clan album doesn’t move the needle the way it once did, it’s largely because it’s easy to be skeptical about new material coming out of Shaolin. Advertisements

“4:44” Is Great, but Not New – Jay-Z Has Been Making Confessional Songs His Entire Career

Much of the reaction to Jay-Z’s thirteenth album, 4:44, from much of the press is that Jay – finally – has matured and is allowing himself to be shown through his music.

My Very Best Writing from 2016

2016 was my first full year with my own site. Not coincidentally it is also the first year since 2012 in which I did not publish a book.