LIVE NUDE (rapists) in the New “Clockwork Orange”

image credit: To Do List It’s apparently a great time to make stage adaptations of dystopian novels. In my last post, I mentioned the Broadway adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984, currently running at the Hudson Theatre. This week, another famous dystopian novel hit the stage: the off-Broadway production of A Clockwork Orange officially opened at New […]

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How Memes Are Making Hits

Kendrick Lamar may not be feeling so “Humble” this week. All of the tracks from his new album DAMN. charted in the Billboard Hot 100, including “Humble,” which has become the number one song in the country, and “DNA,” which debuted at an impressive #4 after the War Machine-starring video debuted earlier this week. Despite Kendrick’s […]

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It’s OK to Be Disappointed By Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble”

Kendrick hearing about the backlash to “Humble.” The rap world is currently eagerly enjoying Kendrick Lamar’s new album DAMN., which the self-proclaimed “greatest rapper alive” dropped last week. However, the album’s hit single, the innocuously titled “Humble,” has the oft-praised rapper in trouble. via GIPHY “Humble,” like most things Kendrick Lamar does, has been acclaimed across the Internet for […]

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If Young Metro Don’t Trust You: Why Hip Hop Producers Shouldn’t Trust Rappers

(image credit: ryancr) If you’re one of the many people listening to Detroit rapper Big Sean’s new album I Decided., which dropped earlier this week, you’ve probably heard his hit song “Bounce Back.” The album’s lead single has become one of Sean’s biggest hits to date, currently sitting in the Top 20 on Billboard. However, not all […]

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