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Camp Lo’s On the Way Uptown Is 2017’s First Great Music Release

Jay Z's 1996 debut, Reasonable Doubt, still doubles as the modern hustler's code of ethics, even if it wasn't an instant smash: It didn't go platinum until…
Brian Josephs / January 9, 2017

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

Friday Five: The Gipper Gets Got by Killer Mike, and One Funky-Ass James Brown Book

I've been meaning to talk about RJ Smith's The One: The Life and Music Of James Brown for a few months now. I guess it's…
Brandon Soderberg / May 25, 2012

Camp Lo: The Rebirth of Cool

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Sia Michel / June 20, 2008