1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 8.15.14

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    1. The Front Lines of Ferguson.
    The death of Michael Brown and 48 hours at the center of an American crisis in Missouri. By Rembert Browne.
    [ Grantland ]

    2. When Did Hip Hop Stop Giving A F*ck?
    “Once upon a time, way before social media was a vehicle to communicate with anyone in the world and blogs allowed rappers to release music at will, hip-hop had a voice when it came to political and social issues.” By Andreas Hale.
    [ 2DBz ]

    3. Stressed: The Life & Art of Matt Reid.
    “To me, man, Matt was like a person from the future.” — Prince Po. By Michael A. Gonzales.
    [ Red Bull Music Academy ]

    4. A Record Stamp from Bhutan.
    1970s international novelty vinyl postage stamps that play music.
    [ WFMU via ANIMAL ]

    5. A-Trak: “DJing Is About Taking Risks.”
    Fool’s Gold Boss speaks his mind.
    [ mixmag ]

    6. Dilated Peoples: Light In The Dark Room.
    “We’re just being brutally honest with each other about everything. I guess it paid off.” By Jake Paine.
    [ Arena ]

    7. Alan Ket: Graffiti Writer, Artist, Creative, Art Curator.
    “I want people to stop and read the collages, the scribblings, and connect to the deeper issues that I am presenting.” By Gregston Hurdle.
    [ Mass Appeal ]

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