After a spring season that was dominated by a lot of indie rock releases, and a summer that pretty much belonged to hip-hop, R&B comes roaring to the forefront this week–with several high-profile release
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Jay-Z took the time to share his perspective on Jay-Z this weekend. Just before he and Justin Timberlake took the stage at Yankee Stadium this past weekend, Jay spoke to journalist Elliott Wilson about the “Legends of the Summer” Tour and his latest Magna Carta Holy Grail album. During the interview, Jay talked about his discography and where his latest album sits in the pantheon of Jay-Z albums.
The classic rock era represents what many fans (specifically Baby Boomers) consider the peak of rock music’s artistic ambition and commercial clout. Rock artists were breaking new ground constantly, from the Beatles and Bob Dylan in the late 60s to Pink Floyd and Zeppelin in the mid-70s.
Hip-hop has dominated the summer thus far, but this week’s batch of cool new releases is a little more varied. The hip-hop representatives are a bit more underground–which is refreshing after an endless stream of high-profile rap releases–and everything else sits more on the indie side of the musical spectrum.
Some hip-hop fans complain about the relative lack of East Coast-based hip-hop superstars these days. The charts are dominated by rappers who hail from virtually everywhere else in the continental United States and even Canada–but over the last ten years, there have been few big names coming out of New York City
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It may be a quiet week for hip-hop as every one preps for Jay-Z’s new album
We decided to take a look at the best R&B albums of that strange and wonderful decade
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