I Didn't Know I Needed "Don Cheadle Rapping" In My Life Until Kendrick Lamar's "DNA" Video And Now I Know That I Do

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Other relatively recent additions to the list of "Things I Didn't Know I Needed Until I Had Or Experienced Them And Now I Can't Live Without Them."

Feta cheese

Guacamole

The crab fried rice from Nicky's Thai on Western Avenue in Pittsburgh

A car with a shitload of unnecessary and obnoxious horsepower

Simply Lemonade with Raspberry

A daughter

An editor

A literary agent

An accountant

Levi's 522 jeans (which have sadly been discontinued)

Suitsupply

Chorizo tacos

The brussels sprouts and bacon and grits hash from the Square Cafe in Regent Square

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Veep

Reductress

My beard

The beat switch in "DNA"

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Damon Young

Damon Young is the editor-in-chief of VSB and a columnist for GQ.com. His debut memoir in essays, What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker (Ecco/HarperCollins), is available for preorder.