The man primarily responsible for two of the greatest hip-hop albums ever -- N.W.A's Straight Outta Compton and his own AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted -- spends a prime summer weekend cosigning the two most loathsome MCs in pop-music history. And this after enabling Fred Durst's directorial delusions in The Longshots. We'll give Cube the benefit of the doubt that this is all some elaborate reparations strategy.
If you pay attention to the sort of media that reasonably expects its audience to scroll through a list of 300 albums, you already know the fetching story of Shamir Bailey. A 20-year-old, male-pronoun-approving, gender-fluid African-American who grew up in Vegas and played country music until enough bizzers told him they didn’t know how to… More »