Jet Fuel Jukebox: “K.Dot won a Pulitzer” Edition

Yeah, you read that title right. If you’re not familiar with the pseudonym “K.Dot,” that’s just another stage name of today’s greatest rapping talent, Kendrick Lamar. And yes, yesterday he was announced as having won the Pulitzer Prize for music this past year for his album, DAMN. This makes him not only the first ever rap artist to be awarded the prize, but also the only musician to not belong to classical or jazz genres since Pulitzer began awarding prizes for music in 1943. Quite a feat, and a much deserved win.

Because of the monumental win for Kendrick, I have ended this week’s Jukebox with one of my favorite tracks on DAMN. Elsewhere on the playlist, Jake and I have highlighted stunning new singles by Nicki Minaj, Empress Of, and Kali Uchis. Outside of those three, there’s another 16 impressive songs we’ve added to round out this week’s playlist.

— Michael Lane, Blog

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Jet Fuel Jukebox for 11/17/15

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We here at the Jet Fuel Review proudly present the latest (possibly greatest?) installment of our Jet Fuel Jukebox feature on this wonderful Tuesday afternoon. Jake and I have, of course, rummaged up another 20 songs for this week’s playlist.

This past week was notable in pop music as we saw the release of the new Justin Bieber and One Direction albums. Jake will be doing a fun, new feature reviewing and comparing both albums in a singular “Colors of Noise” post coming tomorrow, so be on the lookout for that as well!

This week’s playlist highlights are Justin Bieber and One Direction, but also includes songs from Smallpools, Death From Above 1979, Nicki Minaj, and many others.

— Michael Lane, Blog Editor

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