1. (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 9.4.13

    1. Brain Rot: Hip Hop Family Tree, Beastie Boys Cooky Puss.
    How a Carvel ice cream prank turned into a underground hit. By Ed Piskor.
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    2. Help Rename A Brooklyn Block After Biggie Smalls.
    Sign a petition to make a B.I.G. difference in BK. By Andy Cush.
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    3. From Cassettes to Donuts : The History of the Hip-Hop Beat Tape.
    How did producers’ beat tapes spread from a behind-the-scenes practice to an established release format? By Laurent Fintoni.
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    4. The Rise of Atlanta’s Strip-Club DJs as Music Moguls.
    Coalition DJs break new songs during lap dances — for a fee. By Hannah Karp.
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