Gangsta rappers 2019

It may sound corny or cliché, it may sound like bad advice at first, but “fake it til you make it” is one of the core tennets of visualizing your success. Touring is great. But it can very quickly turn into exhaustive, […]

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Nea grant recipients 2019

Brown even had to record a new song under a completely different, fake name — Nat Kendrick and the Swans’ “Mashed Potatoes,” for a different label entirely — just to get Nathan to reconsider. “…underneath the faded canopy of the bland mainstream […]

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Top rap albums 2018

I’m in the process of doing some large-scale writing about the way I teach music technology. To that end, I thought I would talk some about how I evaluate students’ creative work, both for grading purposes and during in-class critiques. Magnéto is a […]

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