As a character, Pusha only offers so much. He’s Marlo before the fall, a cold, meticulous, and godless student of pushing powder. But Pusha is more knowing, more creative than that. He’s subject, not object; no mere character, he’s, a gifted pulp author with a laser-sharp (and at times questionable) focus and no lasting use for reflection. If anything, Pusha is more Slim Charles, dispensing wisdom as the all-knowing insider, the storyteller who has seen so much he operates at a distance.
It’s Come To This
I feel like I have to write a think-piece defending the fact that I wrote an Odd Future think-piece, or scan in the Clipse think-piece I wrote for the Philadelphia Independent when “Grindin’” was first on the radio in 2002. Wait, that won’t work.