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Vince Staples

by Paul Attard Music What Would Meek Do?

Vince Staples | FM!

The closest work  from this year that one can compare Vince Staples’s FM! to, stylistically, is Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You: Both are colorful, irreverent portraits of the black experience centered in West Coast cities (FM! in and around Long Beach, Riley’s film in Oakland) that…

December 28, 2018
by InRO Staff Feature Articles Music Year in Review

Top 15 Albums of 2017

The best songs and albums released over the last 12 months found a way to subvert a hopeless political reality, to move and inspire us by striving for change. A Chinese rap group broke through to an international audience; a singer-songwriter sincerely mounted a…

December 23, 2017
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