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August 2017

Saturday 5 August 2017

FIGURES OF SPEECH - The Last Word

, 11:43

Being open to feminine talents was one of the Good Life Café many peculiarities. This scene's best testimony, the Project Blowed compilation, shows this clearly. One of its central tracks, the "Heavyweights Round 2" freestyle, had as many femcees as males. There, Medusa and her cousin Koko...

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Sunday 27 August 2017

ANTIPOP CONSORTIUM - Tragic Epilogue

, 22:10

Antipop Consortium's very name, as well as its first album's cover art, hinted clearly about the trio's purposes: they were all about arts. Originally identified through the Nuyorican Café and the Rap Meets Poetry movement, High Priest, Beans and M. Sayyid – and E. Blaize, the DJ – belonged indeed...

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