1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 5.16.14

    (Photo: Phade, Gizmo and Milk, Latin Quarters night club, 1987, from Shirt Kings: Pioneers of Hip Hop Fashion by Edwin PHADE Sacasa & Alan KET / Fami Echo: Kosuke Maki)

    1. An Oral History of New York’s Early Hip-Hop Clubs.
    Eric B, Positive K, Freshco, T La Rock and others remember the glory days of LQ and Union Sq. By Robbie Ettelson.
    [ Unkut ]

    2. The Art of Imaginary Nintendo Games.
    They only exist at the My Famicase Exhibition. By Andy Cush.
    [ ANIMAL ]

    3. 25 Things in Rap That Are Never Not Funny.
    Rick Ross moonwalking. By Edwin Ortiz.
    [ Complex ]

    4. The Library of Congress Wants to Destroy Your Old CDs (For Science).
    “My once-treasured CD collection—so carefully assembled over the course of about a decade beginning in 1994—isn’t just aging; it’s dying. And so is yours.” By Adrienne LaFrance.
    [ The Atlantic ]

    5. AG – The Unkut Interview.
    Andre the Giant on the time he took Chuck D’s order while working at McDonalds as a youth and other stories. By Robbie Ettelson.
    [ Unkut ]

    6. Sitting On Top of the World: An Interview With Fatima.
    London singer talks about her new album Yellow Memories and the state of music. By Brian Josephs.
    [ Passion of the Weiss ]

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