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Baz Lurhmann On Curating 'The Get Down' World - TCA

The crew from Netflix’s The Get Down took the stage at Day 1 of TCA to talk about their upcoming series, the musical saga about the rise of hip-hop in the last days of disco seen through the eyes of South Bronx kids. noch 416 Wörter

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And you don't stop: Interview with the Sugarhill Gang

You’re probably never more than 24 hours away from hearing a Sugarhill Gang song. Even 10 minutes before a conference call with Wonder Mike, Master Gee, Hen Dogg and DJ TDynsaty, their song Apache is ear-worming its way into my brain via an ad for some insurance site on TV. noch 1.742 Wörter

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"street rock" - kurtis blow (1986)

Last week, Bob Dylan turned 75 years old. That whole week, tributes were pouring in celebrating his nearly six decade contribution to popular music. I even wrote my own tribute in last week’s blog entry. noch 875 Wörter

All Pop Artists Owe Grandmaster Flash

In the popular music today, pretty much every song utilizes brief clips, or samples, from other songs as crucial parts of their new songs. Music is extremely self-referential within genre, and you’ll even hear the same clips used across the board by different artists in different songs. noch 646 Wörter

Music

Rhythm, Poetry & Busta Rhymes

“One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish.” Anybody can appreciate this simple sentence by Dr. Suess, because everybody knows that it rhymes. Rhymes are naturally appealing to speak and read; they flow nicely off the tongue, are easy to remember, and they’re just fun. noch 1.672 Wörter

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Download Rare 1982 Grandmaster Flash Mixtape

By Jonathan Hailey

Believe it or not there was once a time when a mixtape actually had to be recorded on a cassette and was a mix of songs and beat transitions created by hip-hop DJs for fans‘ listening pleasures. noch 158 Wörter

Music

Download Rare 1982 Grandmaster Flash Mixtape

By Jonathan Hailey

Believe it or not there was once a time when a mixtape actually had to be recorded on a cassette and was a mix of songs and beat transitions created by hip-hop DJs for fans‘ listening pleasures. noch 158 Wörter

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