Craig Jenkins

music critic at New York Magazine

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Music critic at New York magazine.

Craig Jenkins on KCRW

“He [DMX] was a total package. ... He would write about when he was struggling, and he would write about when he felt triumph.

DMX, Black Rob, Shock G: Remembering hip-hop icons the world recently lost

“He [DMX] was a total package. ... He would write about when he was struggling, and he would write about when he felt triumph.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Music critic Craig Jenkins explains why tracks by Lil Baby and Meek Mill effectively capture today’s protests against police violence.

For 2020 protest songs, turn to Lil Baby and Meek Mill

Music critic Craig Jenkins explains why tracks by Lil Baby and Meek Mill effectively capture today’s protests against police violence.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Rapper and Compton-native Kendrick Lamar won the the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for his latest studio album “DAMN.” He’s the first non-jazz or classical musician to win the prize.

Pulitzer goes to Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar

Rapper and Compton-native Kendrick Lamar won the the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for his latest studio album “DAMN.” He’s the first non-jazz or classical musician to win the prize.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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