I luh me some Alice Smith. So underrated. via (okayplayer)
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Bad Meaning Good is a documentary on the London hip hop scene in the late 80’s, early 90’s by Tim Westwood. Some of the footage from this doc is also used in the London Posse Mini Doc put together by Tru Thoughts who will be re-releasing the groups 1990 release Gangster Chronicles on June 17, 2013.
I vaguely remember London Posse but the Bad Meaning Good also features a segment with the Cookie Crew who were like the Salt N Pepa of the UK, and a group I loved. Remember Got To Keep On? Either way, it’s brief, but informative and well worth taking in. Enjoy!
Man, this is an ill video. So many hand styles. I have a few markers. Might have to pull out the notebook and practice.
The beauty in a career like that of Nile Rodgers is that you never realize how much work this man has done until you sit down and watch a piece like this.
The Hitmaker (BBC Full Documentary)
That perfect moment when you turn up the volume as Dilla says, “Turn It Up”.
If I asked you what Jermaine Dupri, Underground Hip Hop and NPR have in common the likely response would be a blank stare (or Whodini, but most likely a blank stare). But in one of the most creative ways I’ve heard an album/artist advertised. NPR’s Snap Judgement presents the story of Homeboy Sandman and how he truly went for broke. Avoiding eviction by sort-of winning a rap battle hosted by Jermaine Dupri, this is some real first day of spring inspirational isht.