1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 5.21.14

    Iranians-arrested-Happy

    [Photo: Youtube / Don 1: The King from Queens (Schiffer)]

    1. Young Iranians Arrested for Being Too "Happy in Tehran."
    “Forced to repent on state television” for making homemade video dancing around to Pharrell’s song. By Robert Mackey.
    [ New York Times ]

    2. The Real Don King.
    Interview with KR. One about his book, Don 1: The King from Queens . By Sacha Jenkins SHR.
    [ Mass Appeal ]

    3. Pick 6 with The Black Sheep Dres.
    Rapper breaks down half dozen tracks he’s appeared on, plus talks meeting Mista Lawnge, working with De La, and beefing with Lyor. By Daniel Isenberg (@StanIpcus).
    [ Nah Right ]

    4. The Strange World of Library Music.
    "Typically relegated to crate-digger curiosities for their role as sample fodder, library music records of the 1960s and '70s tend to hinge more on utilitarian mood-setting than distinct personality.” By Nate Patrin.
    [ Pitchfork ]




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