Marcus J. Moore
The long-dormant, era-defining rapper makes one thing clear from the start of Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers: He's not the hero you're looking for.
Nostalgia tends to dominate our respective listening habits. This year saw the excavation of various titles from the annals of time.
Dialectic Soul, the South African drummer's debut as a bandleader, is a stunning protest album meant to soundtrack resistance anywhere in the world.