9 Bad Excuses for Racist Costumes.
Thinking of going out for Halloween? Just don't go out like a sucker.
[ The Root ]
Dr. Dre Enshrined in Pantheon of Rappers Who Have Made the New York Times Crossword Puzzle.
The D-R-E joins a distinguished list of rappers who've previously made the list (including Tone Loc!), which leads story author Foster Kramer to facetiously ponder the "brave, daring step" the old gray lady has taken.
[ New York Observer ]
After residing in Times Square for 60 years, another record store/music institution bites the dust, to the tune of $5 million monthly rent.
[ Vanishing New York ]
The Making of Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city .
Insanul Ahmed helms an exhaustive track-by-track discussion with K.Dot on his latest magnum opus. You may wanna reserve a weekend and curl up with some hot cocoa for this one.
[ Complex ]
Listen to Some "Questionable Resurrections" from the 80s and 90s.
By The Pilot Son. What sounded bad in the late 80s/early 90s actually sounds like innocent fun today. Awkward and entertaining, please listen to these "questionable" demos... and decide for yourself.
[ Frank 151 ]