Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Monday, May 23

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Next Tuesday, Common's new album, "Be" drops, with upcoming shows at the House of Blues in June. Common, born Lonnie Rashid Lynn, decided it was time to come home to find inspiration for this album. He paired up with our city's hottest producer, Kanye West, and some great local talent to record his new album. The result is a return to his underground roots, including a collaboration with John Mayer.

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