Lil Peep Documentary: The Brightside

Lil Peep was a 21-year-old emo-rapper from Long Island, N.Y., who died from an accidental drug overdose while on tour. He was found dead in his tour bus in Tucson, Arizona on Nov.15 2017. Peep’s second full-length record “Come Over…

‘QUINCY’ Shows How the Super Producer Was Key to Popular American Music for Seventy Years

By Gregory Crofton Quincy Jones, or “Q” as his friends know him, has touched more people with his work than most realize. This producer and arranger of all types of music and shows — from Bebop to Hip Hop to…

‘Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat’ is a Total Revelation about a Street Artist Who Went Worldwide

  By Barry Rubinow Ronald Reagan was the new President. Rudy Giuliani was appointed U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York with a mandate to clean up the city. The yuppies were thriving with their upscale clothes and…

Bullseye: Host Jesse Thorn Interviews Rapper Big Boi and Comic Actor Catherine O’Hara

Big Boi’s sold more than 50 millions records as a solo artist and as half of Outkast, maybe the greatest hip hop group of all time. With their 1994 debut Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, Big Boi and Andre 3000 introduced one of rap’s…

Tupac Shakur on Life and Death

“If I was white I would have been like John Wayne… I feel like a tragic hero in a Shakespeare play” — Tupac Shakur Interview by Benjamin Svetkey March 1994 Microcassette recorder Related profile appeared in Entertainment Weekly

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