1. The Rammellzee Galaxseum on Google Maps.
If you can’t get to The Children’s Museum of the Arts in New York, get a peek at Rammel’s comprehensive exhibit via the “Street View” cameras.
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2. The Year Onyx’s “Slam” Crashed Pop Radio.
Fredro Starr on their mainstream street hit: “We got the chorus from Nirvana, ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit.’ That’s where the idea came from. We wanted to have black people, hip-hop, slam dancing in the gym just like that.” By Dan Charnas.
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3. Biggie Smalls Too Fat to Have Corner Named For Him, Committee Member Says.
Effort to co-name the corner of St. James Place and Fulton Street “Christopher Wallace Way” in jeopardy due to rapper’s past. By Janet Upadhye.
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4. The Reunion of 3rd Bass, Hip-Hop’s Most Dysfunctional Family.
Pete Nice on another run: “A lot of people have been calling for it for a long time. We’re just at that juncture in our lives, where if something is going to happen, now is the time. Before I’m really using a cane.” By Dave Wedge.
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