Posts Tagged: Samoa

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: The Living Wound

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Ancestors need a scratch, a stretch sometimes, too.

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Song of the Day: “Grief”

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The rapper and elusive lyricist Earl Sweatshirt projects a certain underdog quality. His debut album, Earl, came out in 2010, when he was 16. It garnered him widespread attention, which only multiplied when word spread that his mother had packed him off to a boarding school for “at-risk children” in Samoa. Modern-day exile only served to […]

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