1. (O)ther (P)eople's (P)osts 2.10.12


    1. In Death, Legend of Detroit's J Dilla Comes to Life.
    Some thoughts on James D. Yancey, the posthumous folk phenomenon, and tonight's big Dilla Day concert/celebration in Detroit.
    [ Detroit Free Press ]

    2. Welcome to Bon-Rappetite. Home of the Ballin' Gourmet.
    Mmmm... Food. Literally. This ATL establishment bills itself as the "world's first hip-hop restaurant. Featuring a delicious menu that caters to the ballers." Straight servin' you fools with platters of "Lil Kimchi" and "Waka Flocka Flambé," we can say for sure we're fans of their hot-crossed puns. Chow down to a menu that's greater than you.
    [ Bon Rappetite ]

    3. Carnegie, Rockefeller, Carter? Jay-Z’s American Dream.
    To quote Biggie, " You never thought that hip-hop would take it this far ." The Jigga-man plays two nights in Carnegie Hall, and the reviewer lives to swoon about it.
    [ NYMag ]

    4. How Not To Write About Female Musicians: A Handy Guide.
    Wait... there are female musicians?!? We gotta stop listening to so much macho rap.
    [ Village Voice ]

    5. Hip-Hop Basslines Could Power Implantable Medical Devices.
    "Your favorite hip-hop artist could save a life someday — or at least control a person’s bladder — through the power of heavy bass beats, according to new research." Let it flow!
    [ Pop Sci ]

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