Posts Tagged ‘TV in the Radio’

November 10th, 2009 - 2:44 am § in True/Slant

Wale, Black Star and the Zunguzung Meme

There’s something so familiar about Wale’s “TV in the Radio” that it didn’t strike me until just now, late in the evening when I should be fast asleep. Yes, the song is catchy as all else, but seems so grounded in a historical sense of hip-hop. Something fresh, yet some[...]

November 9th, 2009 - 7:27 pm § in True/Slant

Wale – "TV in the Radio"

I mentioned Wale as a saving grace in hip-hop when I critiqued the “death” of hip-hop. Well, tomorrow the D.C.-Metro area rapper will drop his official debut album, Attention Deficit. So, what’s the word on the album? The New York Times‘s Jon Pareles gave the album a pretty g[...]

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