Oliver Wang Oliver Wang is a music writer, scholar, and DJ based in California. Since 1994, he's written on popular music, culture, race, and America for outlets such as National Public Radio, Vibe, Wax Poetics, Scratch, and The Village Voice.

Just Ain't Gonna Work Out

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Kanye's Latest A Deeply Personal Departure

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Q-Tip's 'Renaissance' Worth The Wait

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Can Al Green Lay It Down Again?

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PJ's

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'Kiddie Soul' Compilation Not Just Kidding Around

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M.I.A.: Back in Action with 'Kala'

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Finnish Group Rocks Retro Soul in 'Keep Reachin' Up'

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Hearing a Breakthrough: Feist's 'Reminder'

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