Consumer Guide: September, 2020

A rapper gone love man asks what's going on. A philosopher-musicologist and a Leicester thirtysomething poke at the class system. Plus songs about goons, gaslighters, random violence and childhood.


Black Thought: Streams of Thought Vol. 1 (Human Re Sources) Even though the Roots frontman’s first 2018 EP was clearly a signal that the hiatus following his band’s 2014 . . . And Then You Shoot Your Cousin was turning permanent, I somehow still believed that was Questlove on drums when it was actually 9th Wonder soul samples impossible to identify with…

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