ME AND THES UNO, COLLABO-ING LIKE YOU KNOW

So yeah, ^this^ happened.1

I’m incredibly honored to have written the preface for Thes’s stunning (and literal) box-set. (Sold out; hope you didn’t sleep). As I allude to in the it, it’s been a strange but awesome journey from being some writer Thes and Double K didn’t know except to hate to someone who I get to build with as a friend and colleague on a regular basis.2

If, years from now, I barely remember other tales from my life as a rap writer, this would still be fresh in my memory.

First things first – because I’m [...]

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BLOOD STILL ON THE LEAVES

SCHOOL DAZE

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Gary Gassell and Pam Tims: School’s Out – Let’s Shout
Let’s Count
Ba Ba Ba “B”
From School Days (Melody House, 197?)

Let’s just get this out of the way…this is not one of “those” Melody House LPs, i.e. chock full of funky breaks and loops. That said, I almost never pass up a MH title simply because their approach to kids’ music was so deeply informed by pop conventions in a way that seems “very ’70s” and as a ’70s baby myself, I feel a kinship of [...]

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GO SEE THIS: 20 FEET FROM STARDOM

Opens this Friday.

NEW CONTENDER FOR “WORST LP COVER” TITLE?

From Recordpusher.com’s FB page.