1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 7.16.14

    (General Jeff Photo: Angela Blakely / Sneaker Art: Filfury, Vinti Andrews, James Visaya, Max Berliti, Federico Uribe)

    1. General Jeff Helped DJ Quik Hide Out After Biggie’s Murder.
    West Coast pioneer of Rodney O & Joe Cooley fame details the hectic days after the shooting. By Tim Sanchez.
    [ LA Weekly ]

    2. Sole Sculptures: 10 of the Raddest Works of Art Made From Sneakers.
    Kicks get reworked into sculptures. By Alex Gomes.
    [ Green-Label ]

    3. Tupac Show Holler If Ya Hear Me Meets Swift Demise on Broadway.
    Play will have its final performance July 20, just a month after opening. By David Rooney.
    [ Hollywood Reporter ]

    4. Reasoning with Buju Banton: “My Life is an Open Book”
    Celebrating The Gargamel’s EarthStrong with a 1995 interview that originally appeared in ego trip Magazine. By Boomshots.
    [ Boom Shots ]

    5. Noriega Is Suing Activision Over Call Of Duty …Yes, The Real Noriega.
    Ex-Panamanian dictator goes after video game company for portraying him as a “kidnapper, murderer and enemy of the state.” By Miss Info.
    [ Miss Info ]

    6. Photographing Public Art Could Get You Labeled A Potential Terrorist By the U.S. Government.
    James Prigoff, the 86 year old author of Spraycan Art , “finds himself in a U.S. government counterterrorism database and he — along with four other people — is suing the Department of Justice for violating his rights.” By Amy K. Nelson.
    [ ANIMAL ]

    7. Using M.C.s and M.D.s to Promote Healthy Eating for Youths.
    Easy A.D. of the Cold Crush Brothers is “part of a growing public health campaign that has enlisted hip-hop artists such as Doug E. Fresh, Chuck D and DMC of Run-DMC to work alongside doctors and nutritionists in fighting obesity and related illnesses in poor communities.” By Winnie Hu.
    [ New York Times ]


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