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PEER REVIEW: DRAKE @ TD GARDEN, WEDNESDAY 10.30.13

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When Drake came back, he had changed into a shirt that Sarah Marshall evidently had picked out for him. Continue reading

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FIVE ELEMENTS: DRAKE’S WU TANG BACKLASH

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The new Drake track “Wu-Tang Forever” ignited Twitter, angering “real hip-hop heads” and exposing rifts within the Wu. Is this a joke, and is the Clan in on it? Continue reading

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PEER REVIEW: THE WEEKND @ ROYALE

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Abel Tesfaye, the enigmatic mastermind of the Weeknd, has made the leap from the shadows to the spotlight. After stops at Coachella and New York, he blessed Boston with his debauched slow jamz. Check out the sold-out show after the jump. Continue reading

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FIVE ELEMENTS: TOP 10 ILLEST MOMENTS OF 2011

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It was a pretty top-notch year for beats and rhymes. Wunderkind MCs emerged from the ether of the blogosphere, while other stalwarts continued to expand empires and add feathers to their Kangols. Rather than list a bunch of mixtapes and albums, here’s a collection of 2011’s top 10 best moments in hip-hop—videos, performances, art, songs and special sauce. Continue reading

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DIG THIS! DRAKE

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On this side of the 49th parallel, Drake is best known as a rather intense-looking young rapper with a penchant for somber walks in the park. But back in his native Toronto… Continue reading