Schoolboy Q: Show Preview

Thematically speaking, there's nothing particularly fresh about Habits & Contradictions, the acclaimed second album from L.A. rapper Schoolboy Q: The 25-year-old deals with street…

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Horse Feathers: Show Preview

With his penchant for gossamer song arrangements, a delicate voice that often slips into falsetto, and a way of averting his eyes in photographs,…

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The Return of the Coup

It's been a minute since Oakland's legendary hip-hop group the Coup last played its hometown – nine years in fact, according to frontman and…

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Alex Cuba Inaugurates New Parish

In certain Afro-Diasporan traditions, ritual baptism is a well-worn, time-honored tradition. Voudun in Haiti, Santeria in Cuba, Condomble in Brazil, and Pentecostal Christianity in…

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