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.

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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Jay-Z's Return with 'Kingdom Come' Spotty

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The Sounds of Panama's Mixed Musical Heritage

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