Consumer Guide: November, 2020

Voices of compassion and complexity from Philly, Brooklyn and Nashville. Plus a proudly biracial genius who invented his own jazz language and Thelonious Monk flexing his muscles in a high school gym

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Black Thought: Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Able (Republic) Cameo power is the main thing the major label imposes on Tariq Trotter’s third excellent mixtape inside of two years, and from Stokely Carmichael on the beaten down “State Prisoner” to matched Pusha T and Killer Mike on the exultant “Good Morning” to Dave Chappelle on the historical “St…

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