Thursday August 11th, 2011 22:14
Mixtapes and Playlists 7: Songs about the downside of fame

Blackstar kicks it off with a warning about what the pursuits of fame and fortune have done to black self-image, Arcade Fire repels the hipsters hell-bent on restricting their success due to their own fears about expanding, and Prince lashes out at critics in one of his most creative arrangements. Enjoy.

Downbeat
Soul Music
Off-Kilter Funky
Hip-Hop Storytelling
Ambient but not Terrible
Imaginary Western Soundtrack
The Downside of Fame
Music to Drink Whiskey By
Best Posse Cuts

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