1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 6.20.12

    1. The Ghost of Rodney King.
    Sacha Jenkins SHR on the recent death of the L.A. motorist beaten by cops in 1991 and the police brutality that’s still going on.
    [ Mass Appeal ]

    2. The NYPD Can Stop-and-Frisk These Nuts.
    Greatest headline ever. Willie D of the Geto Boys tells it like it is: “Anyone who supports a racist policy like the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk is a ho.”
    [ Vice ]

    3. The Complex Guide To Picking Your New Favorite White Rapper.
    Finding that MC of the Caucasian persuasion that’s right for you.
    [ Complex ]

    4. Hip Hop Pit Stop #3: D.C.’s Fat Rodney And Fat Trel.
    Noz on two “Fat” rappers: Fat Rodney, the seminal Washington D.C. hip-hop figure with alleged ties to infamous Harlem hustler, Alpo. And the District’s most exciting contemporary presence, the “perpetually shirtless” Fat Trel.
    [ Red Bull Music Academy ]

    5.“Stay High 149” – RIP
    Haze on the influence and innovation of a graf legend.
    [ 12 Oz. Prophet ]

    6. Walking on Pins: A Five Borough Hip-Hop-Tour Via Google Maps.
    UpNorthTrips takes you on virtual trip to see NYC rap murals.
    [ Mass Appeal ]

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