These Are the Best Albums of the Decade

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Kendrick Lamar- To Pimp a Butterfly

In a time of hopelessness and societal unrest, To Pimp a Butterfly appeared. Kendrick Lamar’s fourth official studio release showed a complete backstep from his former albums to address some extremely important social movements against racism and poverty. Kendrick has a lot to say, but this album got a little impersonal and the societal impact from these 16 tracks is still being reported on.

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Taylor Swift- Red

Swift made sure that her interests shined through on this surprising 2012 album. Departing from the teeny-bopper sound that she showcased for many years before, Swift experimented with some external production elements that transcended this album from pop-country to country-pop. Comparing Red to her former, and even her more recent works shows that Taylor Swift is more than just a gimmicky singer-songwriter for kids, she is a serious musician with her own ideas, unswayed by the industry.

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The More You Know

  • Warren Buffett has only sent one email in his life. It was sent to Jeff Raikes of Microsoft, and Buffett said it became his first and last email when it ended up in court.
  • The word "muscle" comes from a Latin term meaning "little mouse."
  • Indians read the most out of any nationality.
  • A single dollar bill costs 5 cents to make.
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