Unwrapping Mac Miller’s transformation from a wide-eyed kid caught in a whirlwind of fame to one of the greatest musicians of our generation.

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Who was Mac Miller in 2009?


Chance reflects on the grim reality of gun violence in Chicago and comes face to face with his own mortality.

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Everybody Dies in the Summer


“Purity” finds the rappers struggling to make peace with their mental health.

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Rocky and Frank Grapple with Mental Health Issues


Anderson .Paak, JID, Noname, and Jay Rock come together to protest police brutality and shatter the American myth.

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The People are Rising


The prolific rapper’s take on why humans are so bad at being happy.

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Humans Are Terrible at Predicting What Will Make Them Happy

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Lottery Winners vs. Paraplegics


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Ab-Soul and Danny Brown’s not-so-subtle case for anarchy.


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Unwrapping the exploitation of black culture in the…


A Modern Take on the Declaration of Independence

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THIS IS AMERICA.


We can’t fix a system that is operating as intended.

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The Rise of Shrek

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