1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 8.6.16

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    Building, 1989-1991: The Untold Story of a Lost New York City Hip Hop Club.
    Stretch Armstrong, Patrick Moxey of Payday and others remember NYC happening. By Alex Waxman
    [ Standard Hotels ]

    Will Smith Was a Gangsta Rapper.
    A closer look at early Fresh Prince lyrics before they were sanitized for mass consumption. By Shea Serrano
    [ The Ringer ]

    A Brief History of “Nas is Back!!!” Songs.
    Cool breakdown, except for one small part where Nostradamus album is given props. By Zilla Rocca
    [ Passion of the Weiss ]

    Black Sheep Reunites For A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing 25th Anniversary.
    Performing debut album in its entirety on tour. By Jake Paine
    [ Ambrosia For Heads ]

    A Tribe Called Chef: Jarobi White's Move From Rapping To Food.
    "I’m starting to flourish in it now." By Shawn Setaro
    [ Forbes ]

    Key Tracks: Pharoahe Monch’s PTSD .
    The Queens rapper discusses his deeply personal 2014 concept album: "A lot of what I was talking about with the personal issues wasn’t happening in that timeframe. I had to go back a couple of years to pull from that and commit to feeling that way again, which was difficult." By Tim Einenkel
    [ Red Bull Music Academy ]

    Fear the Demogorgon: DJ Yoda on His New Stranger Things Mix.
    In case you missed it, here it is. By Eric Ducker
    [ Frank151 ]

    Stranger Things , Halloween III , and The New Rise of '80s Synth Music.
    "If watching Stranger Things has awakened your inner synth nerd, there has never been a better time to discover the artists who influenced today’s new wave of genre-pushing synth musicians." By Gino Sorcinelli
    [ Medium ]

    Delroy Edwards, One of L.A.'s Best Dance Music Producers, Remains an Enigma.
    He’s dedicated to doing it on his own terms. By Jeff Weiss
    [ LA Weekly ]

    Iggy Confidential: The Songs of David Bowie
    Iggy Pop spins 2 hrs of great music by his dearly departed friend.
    [ BBC ]




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