Eric Renner Brown

Eric Renner Brown is a New York-based writer whose work has appeared in Entertainment Weekly, People, and Outside.

Kanye west

Kanye West's 'Ye' Is a Missed Opportunity for Redemption

In the wake of some of the messiest months of his public life — aligning with President Trump, sharing divisive political missives online — West the Musician has failed where he previously has not. 'Ye' doesn't remedy West's recent statements, nor does it offset his tabloid exploits with a new musical narrative.
Kid Cudi and Kanye West

What a Kanye West-Kid Cudi Joint Album Means to Hip-Hop

Kanye West's collaborative LP with Kid Cudi represents a potential creative breakthrough: For a decade, West and Cudi have played seminal roles in each other’s careers, elevating one another’s crafts, often in the face of personal and professional adversity. As they prepare to release their self-titled debut as Kids See Ghosts on June 8, both men desperately need a win.