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What Iggy doesn't understand about trying too hard to keep it real.

Fear of a White Genre
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More Macklemores doesn't mean the genre is doomed.

Oh, 'Yeezus'
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Kanye West's new album is raw, unapologetic—and boring

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Donald Byrd's jazz-pop-funk mix foreshadowed the hybridization of music in the digital era.