Kiss and Break Up: Inside the Feud Between Lil Wayne and Birman

For years, the superstar rapper and his mentor formed one of hip-hop’s most inseparable teams. Then it all went terribly wrong.

Vulture, January 18, 2016

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Revolutionary on the Run

In 2011, at age 23, Ramy Essam, Egypt’s “singer for the revolution” was lionized for helping to overthrow a dictator. Four years later, a brutal military crackdown has all but destroyed the country’s youthful protest movement while its hero bides his time in a faraway country, trying to keep the fight — and himself — alive.

Buzzfeed, May 29, 2015