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Last-Minute Plans: 66 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: January 3-5, 2020

The Big Ass Boom Box Festival, a Mall with MoM Pop-Up, and More $10-and-Under Events

50 Major Events to Know About in the Seattle Area This Weekend: Oct 11-13, 2019

The Olympic Peninsula Apple & Cider Festival, West Seattle Oktoberfest, and More

The 50 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: Oct 7-13, 2019

Afrocop, Prom Queen, and More Music Critics' Picks

Your Complete Guide to October 2019 Events in Seattle

The 200 Biggest Arts, Music, Food & Culture Events to Know About

The 38 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: May 20-27, 2019

Juanes, Xiu Xiu, and More Critics' Picks through Memorial Day

A Black Musician Befriends the KKK in Accidental Courtesy

Why Should I Give a Fuck About the Ghetto Chilldren?

A Tribe Called Quest Are Always Worth the Wait

Move, Bitch. Get Out the Way. My Final Philosophy

The Farewell Installment of Larry Mizell's Hiphop and Culture Column After 12 Years

White Rapper Spekulation Is Retiring to Make More Room for Black Artists in Seattle Hiphop

My Philosophy: A Column About Hiphop and Culture

You Can Vote for Clinton AND Listen to Women of Color Calling Out Her Racist Bullshit

My Philosophy: A Column about Hiphop and Culture

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My RNC, DNC, KRS, ASAP, Etc. Hangover

The Three New Records That Will Define Summer 2016

My Philosophy: A Column About Hiphop and Culture

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The Best Local Hiphop I Missed in the First Half of 2016

My Philosophy: This Goddamn Week

Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and the Real America

My Philosophy: Larry Mizell Jr. on Gucci Mane

Plus: Rap Fashion Scumbag Ian Connor Finally Gets Ostracized

When David Turner Trolled De La Soul, He Was Really Taking a Stand Against Learning

My Philosophy: A Column about Hiphop and Culture

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Feelings About Drake and James Blake Aside, It's a Good Week for Local Hiphop

The Devastating Loss of Prince and the High Black Art of Beyoncé's Lemonade

My Philosophy: A Column About Hiphop and Culture

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Don't Sleep on A Good Day in the Ghetto

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Imperfection and Determined Improvement Were the Keys to Phife Dawg's Greatness

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Welcome to My Nightmare (aka Capitol Hill on a Weekend)

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Jon "Gash" Sanders, Bankroll Fresh, and the Close Connection of Hiphop and the RIP Dedication

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Good Reasons to Go See Le1f, Vince Staples, Romaro Franceswa, Shabazz Palaces, Porter Ray, Pusha T, and More This Week

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Sol’s Got 99 Songs, Plus Macklemore and KRS-One, and SpecsWizard’s New EP

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The God Dream of Kanye West—Why The Life of Pablo Might Be My Favorite LP by the Audacious Failed Hero

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Football Is Anti-Black, but Silas Blak Is at His Best. Plus New Kevin Gates and Onry Ozzborn.

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Aunt Viv Pissed Off, KUBE Priced Out, and What’s Up With All the Event Songs, Seattle Rap?

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Lead in the Water, Hiphop at the Central

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Shabazz Palaces, Porter Ray, and Why Covering Black Art Means Ceding Words to the Latest White-Supremacy Blooper Reel

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Stuck in Second Gear

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No Regerts: A True Story

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2015: Wrap It Up, B

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Black Umbrella Expands to Include Malitia MaliMob

DoNormaal as an Antidote to Despair

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Seattle Rap Continuum

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Genuine Misunderstandings

Everclear's Sparkle and Fade Is 20 Years Old

I Loved It Then and I (Sort of) Still Do

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Since When Are Rap Shows So Punctual?
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