1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts 12.11.13


    (Photo: Blaise Cepis/ANIMAL New York)

    1. COST Is Up.
    “I am very proud that REVS and I hold this position which no one else holds,” graf icon Adam “COST" says. “We bridged the gap between street art and graffiti.” By Bucky Turco & Marina Galperina.
    [ ANIMAL ]

    2. Richard Dedeaux Dies at 73; Member of Watts Prophets Spoken-Word Group.
    The man who penned "I Remember Watts" and once challenged Muhammad Ali to "a poetry fight" has passed away. By David Colker.
    [ LA Times ]

    3. A Pioneer of Rap Music Craves 9-to-5 Stability.
    Lamar Augustus Hill, better known as L.A. Sunshine from The Treacherous Three, has battled drug addiction and financial woes. By Kassie Bracken.
    [ NY Times ]

    4. The King of Bounce Beat: How Polo Brought Go-Go Into the 21st Century.
    "With his small frame and heavy voice, Polo was the maestro of a beat so relentless that it could knock listeners out of reality, allowing them to focus on nothing but the music. Bounce fans loved him for it." By Sarah Godfrey.
    [ Washington City Paper ]

    5. Rap Draft with UpNorthTrips (’90s Edition).
    Ev Boogie picks his Dream Team. By Daniel Isenberg.
    [ Nah Right ]

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