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A Hip-Hop Playlist, Briefly

(The songs below contain bad language. If such things aren’t appropriate where you are right now, then listening to them at maximum volume is probably not a good idea.) I am 32 now, almost 33, so frankly, whatever little I’d once been willing to invest in the outward appearance of cool is now going toward…

Friday Jukebox: Danger Mouse, the Great and Mighty

Both of my parents got their undergraduate degrees in musical performance. My father got his PhD in music history. My wife was in the marching band in high school. My daughter has cycled through piano (she was good), clarinet (she was good), and now, percussion (she’s getting better). I, meanwhile, have never managed to show…