Posts Tagged: Def Jam

On Self-Reliance: Frank Ocean as Emersonian Hero


As Emerson recognizes, someone who couldn’t care less about how they come across is all the more charismatic and convincing. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Tyler Gartzman


Rapper Tyler Gartzman talks about getting high, hypothetically making out with George Bush, not getting laid since high school, and how a white, Jewish kid in Atlanta became a talented hip-hop wordsmith. ...more