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Dave Chappelle shouted out A Tribe Called Quest (who were snubbed) at the Grammys

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle introduced the award for Best Rap Album and said, ”I have so much love and respect for all the nominees tonight. And I just want to take a moment, to acknowledge [A Tribe Called Quest].”

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SPIN’s 50 Best Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Usual suspects like Kendrick, SZA, and Lorde, and some more surprising stuff too.

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NPR’s Top 100 Songs of 2017

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NPR Music’s list includes tracks from Cardi B, Big Thief, King Krule, Drake, Harry Styles, Father John Misty, and more.

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NPR’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As always, NPR’s list mixes the pop/rock/rap/electronic/etc choices that most lists have with jazz, contemporary classical, and other stuff you may not have heard of.

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Pitchfork’s 50 Best Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Drake, Lana Del Rey, Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Lorde, Julien Baker, Bjork, Fever Ray & more crack Pitchfork’s 50 best albums of 2017 list.

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Kevin Devine lists his top LPs of 2017, announces 2018 solo shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kevin also has a few shows coming up before the year ends, including two special shows in NYC.

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Pitchfork’s 100 Best Songs of 2017

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Kendrick Lamar appears on the list four times, including at #2 for “DNA.”… can you guess who beats him for #1?

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Complex’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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As always, Complex’s list is heaviest on rap and R&B, so it makes room for great rap albums that you might not see on the big multi-genre lists.

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The 54 Best Songs of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

Our pop music critics share their favorite tracks, from Jay-Z to Cardi B, Father John Misty to Sam Hunt.

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The Best Albums of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

Our critics picked St. Vincent and Lorde, Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole, Julien Baker and Taylor Swift, Nicole Mitchell and Tyshawn Sorey — and many more.

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The FADER’s 101 top songs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As usual, the list is heavy on rap and R&B, but there’s some other stuff in there too, like Phoebe Bridgers at #2!

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Grammys 2018 nominees (Kendrick, Jay-Z, SZA, Cardi B, LCD Soundsystem, Code Orange, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

2018 Grammy nominees also include Lorde, The War On Drugs, Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, The National, Father John Misty, Mastodon, Meshuggah, Rapsody, Migos, Tyler the Creator, Iron & Wine, and more.

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Grammy Nominations 2018: Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar Lead the Way

Source: New York Times » Music

With all major awards shows under scrutiny for how they incorporate diversity, hip-hop and R&B dominate the major categories.

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2018 Grammy Nominations

Source: New York Times » Music

The nominees for 20 of the 84 categories.

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Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

#3 is the U2 album that isn’t even out yet. Can you guess #1 and #2?

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NME’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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NME have Liam Gallagher in the top 10, the polarizing Arcade Fire album, and a very highly-ranked Wolf Alice in their top 50 albums of 2017.

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Q Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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What does this long-running UK monthly music mag think is the best album of 2017?

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a guide to 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend events in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Read our day-by-day guide to the various events taking place around the city on Thanksgiving Weekend.

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Stevie Wonder added to TIDAL X Brooklyn hurricane benefit concert

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Stevie will join Jay-Z, Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, A$AP Ferg, Vic Mensa, Joey Bada$$, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Princess Nokia, Tee Grizzley, Rapsody, Chloe x Halle and more at Barclays Center this week to benefit hurricane relief.

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