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As her new book On The Come Up hits shelves, the American novelist discusses the state of rap, Kanye West and women's fight for inclusion in the genre Read more


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Caitlin McCarthy

NOW editors pick the best stage, comedy, film, music, art and literary events showcasing the breadth of the African diaspora Read more



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Mystery thrillers, Trump gossip, the Giller Prize winner, driving and decluttering guides and a certain patriarchy-loving local prof were widely read this year Read more


Adaptation of Angie Thomas's YA novel about Black Lives Matter gets all its points across, but could have been more powerful Read more