ALL THE STARS: Kendrick Lamar and SZA



#RIP: Dennis Edwards


Whoa, oh, well, well, well
Well, well, oh, hmm

Someone to count on in a world of change
Here I am, stop where you’re standin’
What you need is a lover, a man to take over
Oh girl, don’t look any further


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Julius Eastman: Femenine

He contained so much art and vision as to be a scene unto himself. Then he faded from view.

After alienating lovers and collaborators alike, Eastman was evicted from his apartment in the mid-’80s. Most of his scores were bagged and carted away—eventually lost to history. Details from his homeless period are sketchy (or contested), but it’s generally agreed that he lived in Tompkins Square Park and also suffered from some form of addiction. After he died, alone in a Buffalo hospital at age 49, it took eight months for an obituary to be published. Continue reading