1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 5.1.13

    1. Beastie Boys Sign a Memoir Deal.
    ego trip’s Sacha Jenkins to edit new book said to be loosely structured as an oral history and reminiscent of Grand Royal magazine. By Ben Sisario.
    [ New York Times ]

    2. Lil Wayne Apologizes to Emmett Till Family: “I Would Like to Take a Moment to Acknowledge Your Hurt.”
    Read the complete open letter saying sorry. By Andy B.
    [ Miss Info ]

    3. Tyler, the Creator Mountain Dew Ad Pulled Due to Racism Controversy.
    Ad called “arguably the most racist commercial in history.” By Carrie Battan.
    [ Pitchfork ]

    4. Q&A: Snoop Lion Strikes Back at Reincarnated Collaborator Bunny Wailer.
    “You wasn’t the shit in the Wailers,” says the rapper of Bob Marley’s bandmate. By Jonah Weiner.
    [ Rolling Stone ]

    5. Brooklyn Heights playground to be renamed after late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch.
    Site will be called Adam Yauch Park. By Rich Calder.
    [ NY Post ]


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