1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 9.10.16

    screwball-giuliani

    Remembering The Song That Fantasized About Rudy Giuliani's Assassination.
    The making and impact of Screwball's controversial 1999 single "Who Shot Rudy?” Featuring producer Mike Heron. By Anslem Samuel Rocque
    [ Genius ]

    How turntablists Invisibl Skratch Piklz put together their debut album after 20 years.
    Q-Bert: “We want to be different and the turntable is still a unique instrument. Its tactile element is unlike anything else.” By Laurent Fintoni
    [ FACT ]

    Def Jef and the Story of Shaquille O’Neal’s Rap Career.
    The making of “(I Know I Got) Skillz” and debut album, Shaq Diesel . By Nick Diunte
    [ The Sports Post ]

    Where Have All The Hip-Hop A Cappellas Gone?
    The '90s rap mainstay has all but disappeared. Does it need to come back? By Zilla Rocca
    [ Red Bull Music Academy ]

    Prince Buster obituary.
    Ska and rocksteady pioneer dead at 78. By Peter Mason
    [ The Guardian ]

    Give The Drummer Some: Steve Ferrone.
    Average White Band drummer reflects on long career. By J-Zone
    [ Red Bull Music Academy ]

    London Inspiration: BBE 20 Years Later.
    Barely Breaking Even record label founder Pete Adarkwah: "I would like to be the one telling the story of our dance music as best I can. Because if I don’t tell the story, someone else will. That’s the whole point of running a label and ideally life – you want to experience things that weren’t previously accessible.” By Joel Biswas
    [ Passion of the Weiss ]

    Live Girls, Lonely Boys.
    "On the first floor, there were racks of glossy porn magazines with a sign next to them that read: 'When looking at magazines use both hands.'” Journey back to the sleazy sexual wonderland that was Times Square before it was transformed into an urban family playground. By Michael A. Gonzales
    [ Catapult ]




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