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What’s 50 Grand to a Revolutionary Like Me?: Watch the Throne and the New Black Power

Cord Jefferson writes a fascinating piece on Jay Z and Kanye West‘s album Watch the Throne. Jefferson questions the impact of materialism and consumerism this album promotes as well as the obvious juxtaposition Jay Z and Kanye face in promoting the pursuit of wealth and positioning themselves as black revolutionaries. An excellent read. Click here for article.

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