Last year, one of my blog posts for the Long River Review claimed that hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar is America’s leading public intellectual. In sports journalism terms, that would be called an “electric” or “hot” take. Continuing in that direction this year, I’d like to posit a deeply held conviction of mine: rappers are some… More 10 Examples of Why Rappers are among the Best Writers of the 21st Century By: Sten Spinella
I’ve been doing some thinking on Kendrick Lamar lately. His new album, untitled unmastered is great, but that is to be expected. I don’t have any more to say on it than your average music reviewer does. I want to get into something different. I want to address the fact that currently, the leading public… More America’s Great Black Hope by Sten Spinella
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