(Photo: Ernie Paniccioli)
1. Public Enemy’s Private Photographer.
Some really dope shots by respected lensman Ernie Paniccioli. By David Gonzalez.
[ NY Times ]
2. New Hashtag Pokes Fun at TMZ’s Racist Coverage of the Boston Bombers.
Post titled “Dead Bombing Suspect Heavy Into Hip Hop” leads to mockery on Twitter: "#TMZReports when asked how did he learn to construct bombs, suspect calmly stated, and I quote, 'Yeezy taught me.'" By Drew Grant.
[ NY Observer ]
3. Requiem For a Record Store.
On the eve of Record Store Day, ego trip's own "Chairman" Jeff(erson) Mao laments the endangered species that is the modern record store.
[ Complex ]
5. Sriracha Hot Sauce Purveyor Turns Up the Heat.
Meet David Tran, a one man hot sauce committee who's always packing heat. By Frank Shyong.
[ LA Times ]
6. When Our Kids Own America.
By 2043, the majority of the U.S. will be people of color. This seismic demographic shift is upending life in our suburbs, cities and our popular culture. So why are we still clinging to the same familiar black-and-white narratives to make sense of these changes? By Gene Demby.
[ NPR ]