How One Man Is Using Hip-Hop to Diversify Architecture

On a recent Thursday, Grand Wizzard Theodore was busy DJing in his home borough of the Bronx. Theodore is widely acknowledged as the man who invented turntable scratching, so his presence behind the decks was not unusual. The venue, however, was unexpected: The Cornerstone Academy for Social Action – a middle school, where Theodore's selections were soundtracking furious

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Review: Kamasi Washington’s New ‘Heaven and Earth’ is Another Sprawling, Style-Hopping Epic

The affiliations that led to Kamasi Washington becoming the most talked-about jazz musician in recent memory can obscure what his music actually sounds like. Sure, he played on Kendrick's Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly and put out his breakthrough triple LP, 2015's The

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