1. (O)ther (P)eople's (P)osts, 10.14.11


    1. Bronx Birthplace of Hip-Hop Headed For Foreclosure Action.
    1520 Sedgwick still beset by liens. Anyone got a spare $7 million?
    [ Curbed ]

    2. ASAP Rocky, New York Rapper With a Hint of Elsewhere.
    Jon Caramanica on Rakim Mayers.
    [ New York Times ]

    3. 100 Forgotten Favorites, Part I of IV.
    The TROY Blog presents a whole lotta overlooked and/or forgotten gems.
    [ The TROY Blog ]

    4. 12 Extremely Disappointing Facts About Popular Music.
    Creed has sold more records in the U.S. than Jimi Hendrix, and other depressing tidbits.
    [ Buzzfeed ]

    5. Def Jam in Words and Pictures: An Interactive.
    More from Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label .
    [ NPR ]

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    • Jaz

      Pretty sure Diddy, Russell Simmons, Eminem, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne etc have a spare 7 million, I just can't see them saving Sedgwick though sadly.

    • Joey

      NYT should have also pointed out that he "borrowed" his name from Aesop Rock.

    • http://www.wordlifeson.com Goodwill Hunter

      you tellin' me Ted Bawno can't spare 7,000 stacks? I know the TBM faithful would contribute their fair share to create a Hip-Hip Hall of Fame.