Kanye West has had an exciting past couple of weeks. He was on the cover of Time magazine, topped the Billboard album charts, and succeeded in stealing the show with his performance at MTV’s Video Music Awards. Oh, and he slammed President George W. Bush on live TV during a Hurricane Katrina charity-athon. Controversy aside, David weighs in on whether his new album merits the headlines.
Although news reports say that hip-hop record sales aren’t what they used to be, there are rap artists releasing new albums that could compare to the best of hip-hop’s glory years.
Read the second of a two-part series that examines the greatest albums in rock and hip-hop released during the 20th Century.