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Woodstock’s legacy depends on a new generation on its 50th anniversary

Woodstock’s legacy depends on a new generation on its 50th anniversary

Nicholas Grasso October 1, 2019
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. Those who lived through the iconic music festival share their views on its political significance, and what it should mean for today's generation.
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The album cover for Jaden Smiths second studio album PHOTO COURTESY OF ROC NATION/MSFTS MUSIC

Jaden Smith’s genre-hopping “SYRE” is a directionless, yet enjoyable listen

Matthew Rainis December 10, 2017
Overall, “SYRE” is an enjoyable listening experience most of the way through, even if the constant tone and tempo switches are exhausting at times.
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Kendrick Lamar performs in at Melkweg in Amsterdam on Feb. 7, 2013. Lamar released his latest album, DAMN., on MERLJIN HOEK/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC-ND 2.0>/em>

DAMN: Kendrick Lamar cements his legend with most introspective album to date

Mike Adams April 26, 2017
Call it cynicism or call it maturity, but Kendrick is done trying to save the Titanic. Nowadays, he’d rather just sit on top of the iceberg and flip it off while the whole thing goes under.
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Kendrick Lamar performs in Melkweg in Amsterdam on Feb. 7, 2013. Kendrick Lamar the artist has announced his last album with Top Dawg Entertainment.PHOTO CREDIT MERLJIN HOEK/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

“To Pimp a Butterfly” marks Kendrick Lamar’s second classic album

Kunal Kohli March 18, 2015
Kendrick Lamar is good at three things: storytelling, spoken word poetry and churning out classic albums.
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