(Madlib photo: Jimmy Mould/ Art: Jeff Jank / Fresh Kid Ice Photo: Christopher Mitchell)
1. Cover Story: Madlib Interview (ft. DOOM).
DOOM on Madvillainy 2 : "We got a lot of songs done. Two or three more songs and it’s wrapped up.” By kidkanevil.
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2. Chatting With The Chinaman: 2 Live Crew’s Fresh Kid Ice On Being Trini + Miami Bass.
Chris Wong-Won on being Black, Chinese and Trini – and a soldier for free speech. By Jesse Serwer.
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3. El-P Has One Explanation For Meow The Jewels Album: “Marijuana.”
Charity LP made of cat sounds almost a reality. “I saw it as an opportunity to possibly do something good in the stupidest way possible,” says El. By Ariana Bacle.
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4. Unsanctioned, Uncurated And Underground: NYC’s Hidden Graffiti Gallery.
"Getting in is no easy feat — through a hatch on a busy street, like Alice in Wonderland, scrambling along a ladder quickly enough to be swallowed up by the city unnoticed to end up in this abandoned subway station — a breathtaking, mystical space in Lower Manhattan.” By Alexis Janine.
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5. The Primer: 10 Sean Price Songs Everyone Should Know.
Are these the Bar-barian’s best cuts? Decide for yourself. By Derz.
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6. How Hip-Hop Got Its Name.
The origins of the phrase go deeper than Sugarhill Gang. By Jeff Chang.
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