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January 24, 2016
Filed under What's In A Name?

Hello readers. It's been a while. I was abroad last semester in Argentina. Needless to say, I'm excited to get back to blogging. At some point I'm hoping to write about the linguistic points of interest from my time in Argentina.   This morning, I was listening to an episode of "A Way With Words,"...

Kendrick Lamar Demands Trust in “Good Kid, m.A.A.d City”

Kendrick Lamar Demands Trust in “Good Kid, m.A.A.d City”

Matt Raymond
January 31, 2013
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

Good Kid, m.A.A.d City represents Compton, but its aesthetic and mood have little to do with G-Funk. The glorified luster of gang life is absent from Kendrick Lamar's first major-label album; the lyrics deal with the harsh realities of coming of age in an explosive, spiritually bereft and gang-plagued city...

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