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Old School Fridays – Me Phi Me

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I bypassed last week’s Old School Friday because I had Record Store Day fish to fry. You’ll forgive me. I have faith. I also have some Me Phi Me in the CD player. I mentioned in my original entry in the Old School Fridays series that I at one time owned every rap album in the BMG monthly music catalog…. Read more »

Thom Yorke and Doug E. Fresh: The World’s Greatest Entertainers

The World's Greatest Entertainer

Braggadocio used to be the impetus for 90% of all rap songs. This number is thoroughly researched, I assure you. Just listen to some of the cuts from the Queens/South Bronx rap rivalry between Marley Marl and the Juice Crew (chiefly MC Shan) and KRS-One’s Boogie Down Productions. If you don’t care to revisit the lyrical jabs, the following is… Read more »