1. Rutherford Chang: We Buy White Albums.
Artist creates gallery exhibition entirely made up of original pressings (in any condition) of the Beatles’ White Album . Why? Eilon Paz tells us.
[ Dust & Grooves ]
2. Django, In Chains.
Grey’s Anatomy actor/former public high school teacher Jesse Williams breaks down, make that abolishes , Quentin Tarantino’s slave pic.
[ CNN ]
3. It’s Time Miami Stops Being Lil Wayne’s Bitch.
Uncle Luke has a message for Weezy after the Young Money boss committed a verbally flagrant foul on The Heat organization: “When you disrespect Miami, you can’t be allowed into any arena, restaurant, club, or even McDonald’s to get a burger. And you better not show your face in the hood.” By Luther Campbell.
[ Miami New Times ]
4. Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’: Gentrification Goes Viral.
Monster trap-rave track blows up, makes dough, causes beef and hurt feelings. By Brandon Soderberg.
[ Spin ]
5. Marco Coolio: “Rap Fan” Marco Rubio Needs More People – And We Don’t Mean John Boehner.
The “Hispanic (Causin’ Panic) Reagan” claims to be a Tupac fan but says, “I don’t listen to music for the politics of it.” Also states that Eminem is the only rapper who speaks with any sort of depth. By Bogar Alonso.
[ The Shadow League ]