Dan Reines

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  • 13 years ago | Music News

    The complaints about hip-hop's clichés have become every bit as hoary and tired as the clichés themselves. Yes, the genre wallows in senseless violence, misogyny, and bigotry, we know that. Yes, yes, it obsesses over money and guns a...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    For years, Chicago-born MC Common (a.k.a. Lonnie Lynn) has been a standard-bearer for the Native Tongues' progressive style of hip-hop. During this time, he's been rightly celebrated for his intelligent lyrics and his rejection of hip-hop's rampan...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    In their decade-plus as one of hip-hop's most consistently brilliant outfits, Philadelphia's Roots have received far too much attention for being (gasp!) an actual band and far too little for the fact that they're a really damn good band. And now,...


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