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A little TV On The Radio. Having listened to my share of indie rock now, I finally can feel (if not understand) why these guys, at their best, sound so different. As I said before when I first started on this post-hip-hop journey all I heard were the loud guitars of white people. But it's interesting how as you absorb more, you can see the gradations and differences. I think I was basically like one of those guys who listens to rap and only hears people yelling angrily.


Anyway, Crying is probably one of my favorite joints. I have dreams of hearing this at a party. Whenever I can get out to a party.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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