Kodak Black - Painting Pictures

Cover Art Gems: Kodak Black, Painting Pictures

Spotlight on Kodak Black's Painting Pictures. Illustrated by "OG Lyoch" Cartier.

Trying to find out who the illustrator is, but so far Atlantic Records is being coy.

October 29, 2021 update: The artist is “OG Lyoch” Cartier. Thanks to the commenter dwightspitz for the tip.


Forty Years of The Wire and Hip-Hop

This year marks four decades of avant magazine the Wire. Throughout, the British publication has frequently if fitfully championed interesting rap artists.

Opening Acts: When the Tide Is High

Wu-Tang Clan’s second album, Wu-Tang Forever, elicits a discussion on the end of imperial eras. Plus, thoughts on Kendrick Lamar’s new album and a Fat Joe TV doc on A&E.

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