Sasha Frere-Jones

Sasha Frere-Jones (b. 1967) is the executive editor of Genius, a website that provides a forum for annotating texts ranging from rap music to restaurant menus. Previously, he was the New Yorker's pop music critic for eleven years and a columnist for He has also written for Slate, Slant, Spin, and other publications. The following music review appeared in the New Yorker in 2014.