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Monday, April 16th

what’s new

Talib Kweli, “All of Us” (feat. Jay Electronica, Yummy Bingham), 4/13/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights 

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, March 23rd

what’s new

August Greene (Common, vocals; Robert Glasper, keyboards; Karriem Riggins, drums; et al.) with guest singers Samora Pinderhughes, Maimouna Youssef, Brandy, Andra Day, live, Washington, D.C., 2/21/18

 

Monday, March 19th

what’s new

Big K.R.I.T. (aka Rodney Carmichael), live, Washington, D.C., 3/5/18

 

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lagniappe

reading table

father and son
go their separate ways…
blossom viewing

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), 1820 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)

Saturday, February 17th

what’s new

The Crossrhodes, live (“Footprints on the Moon,” “How You Gon’ Fall,” “Praying Prayers,” “America”), Washington, D.C., 2/9/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

today, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, February 2nd

more

Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, live, Washington, D.C. 2016

 

Monday, November 27th

what’s new

Talib Kweli, “Traveling Light” (feat. Anderson .Paak), 11/17/17

 

Saturday, August 26th

what’s new

The Roots and Bilal, “It Ain’t Fair,” live (Tonight Show), 8/7/17

 

Friday, August 25th

summer in the city

Run the Jewels (with guest), “Legend Has It,” live, Chicago (Lollapalooza), 8/4/17

 

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lagniappe

random sights: yesterday, Chicago

 

Tuesday, June 27th

Do you listen to contemporary rap and R&B?

I do. I like Anderson .Paak, that’s for sure! That “Come Down” piece.

Roscoe Mitchell (featured yesterday), New York Times, 6/23/17

Anderson .Paak, “Come Down,” 2016

 

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Another take.

 

Saturday, April 1st

more

Tank and the Bangas, “Quick,” 2017


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lagniappe

reading table

It seems unlikely that so much literature
could be made from twenty-six letters.

—Brenda Shaughnessy, “Card 12: The Hanged Man,” fragment (Our Andromeda)

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