1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 6.18.14

    (Keith Haring Mural Photo: Juan Rivera/Roulette Fine Art/Getty Images)

    1. The First Songs by Legendary Rap Producers.
    Earliest production credits for Mannie Fresh, The Alchemist, Timbaland, Dr. Dre, The Neptunes, and more. By Al Shipley.
    [ Complex ]

    2. A Rare Look at Keith Haring’s Original “Crack Is Wack” Mural.
    Vintage flicks of the piece at the abandoned handball court along Harlem River Drive. By Marina Galperina.
    [ ANIMAL ]

    3. DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist Announce Vinyl-Only Tour Honoring Afrika Bambaataa.
    The “Renegades of Rhythm” tour kicks off September 1 and “only records spun will be those pulled from Bam’s prodigious collection.” By Molly Beauchemin.
    [ Pitchfork ]

    4. Kendrick Lamar’s 15 Best Guest Verses.
    Read and argue.
    [ Pigeons & Planes ]

    5. The Corrections: MF Doom MM…Food?
    Revisiting the savory LP that turns 10 this year. By Paul Thompson.
    [ Passion of the Weiss ]

    6. Daryl Hall and John Oates on 50 Years of Friendship.
    Whoa, the duo first met dodging a gang fight in Philly five decades ago. By Candice Pires.
    [ The Guardian ]

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