1. Poly Styrene - an optimist to the last.
Remembering the trailblazing femme punk rock icon. [ The Guardian ]
2. Letterman thinks Trump's Obama remarks "smack of racism. "
Not exactly a newsflash. But big up DL for speaking his mind. [ EW.com ]
3. An oral history of the Beastie Boys' early years.
As recalled on the 25th anniversary of Licensed to Ill . [ New York Magazine ]
4. The Making of Mobb Deep's The Infamous .
The dun language dissected on the 16th anniversary of its release. [ Complex ]