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.
Ask John Lydon: Anger is an energy, but disco is a weapon. Like so many other first-wave punks and post-punks — Wire, Joy Division, the Clash and Blondie, just to name a handful — Johnny Rotten eventually discovered that setting his shredding guitars and caterwauling vocals to a dance-floor thump gave his music a power… More »