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Movie poster with words Black Sabbath the end of the end and them playing in their band on stage in front of a crowd
28 September 2017

Once had friend tell me he could not stand to hear Black Sabbath albums, covered sampled or remixed, because they were perfect. Now, I love Black Sabbath as...

A sign with a cup with yellow liquid and words Kung Fu Tea
30 August 2017

The memory of Kenneth Blackwell’s presence looms as voter suppression along with Russian hacking clouds the last election. Kenneth Starr,...

Women with dark hair leaning over hiding her face with a book, Saving Banksy
02 August 2017

I watched Saving Banksy in my boxers at 4am. This Netflix feature is one of my favorites of this summer next to Rick & Moraty, Dumb and Casual on Hulu....

Black man in red jacket with red doo rag scarf on head with gold necklace, making a sneering face
05 July 2017

Prodigy of Mobb Deep died June 20th from sickle cell. The QBoro rapper’s value to Hip Hop can be illustrated by oversimplifying statements like: Prodigy is...

A list of bands with a lot of handwritten notes all over it
31 May 2017

I began my month certain that Metallica possessed the mother bread of justice. I feel they understand the human condition and have a special role in...

Black and white photo of black guy playing guitar with people all around dancing
04 May 2017

I hit up Columbus Native Franz Lyons and asked him about his band Turnstile performing at the sold-out Metallica headlined Rock On the Range festival. Franz...

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