(Photo: Henry Chalfant)
1. Dicing With Death: The Original New York Graffiti Artists – In Pictures.
“Notorious subway painters of the era tell their tales as Henry Chalfant , the photographer who logged their art, opens up his archive" in new book, Training Days: The Subway Artists Then and Now .
[ The Guardian ]
2. "Ain't Nothing Shine Brighter Than That Bad Boy”: The Inside Story of Hip-Hop's Most Notorious Label.
"An oral history of how Puff Daddy, Biggie Smalls... and an ocean of champagne" changed the game. By Craig Barboza.
[ GQ ]
3. Mike D Designed A $5 Million Townhouse In Boerum Hill.
Crib could be yours if you got a hefty trust fund. By Sophie Weiner.
[ ANIMAL ]
4. Billy Danze Affirms Radio Disconnect & Jay Z Asking To Join "4 Alarm Blaze.”
M.O.P. strongman talks D&D, Funk Flex, and mainstream radio brainwashing. By Andre Grant.