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Was Moses High?

Stay tuned for some fresh music tomorrow, but in the mean time check this madness out: Benny Shanon, an Israeli philosophy professor, thinks Moses was “probably on psychedelic drugs when he received the Ten Commandments from God.” Aside from the obvious comedic value of such a discovery (the author of the article notes how the […]

Featured Music

The First Rap Single: Fatback’s “King Tim III”

Fatback Band – King Tim III (Personality Jock) (Spring, 1979) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Contrary to popular belief, Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” – unleashed upon an unsuspecting world on September 24, 1979 – was not the first commercially successful hip-hop single. “King Tim III (Personality Jock),” a B-side released by a funk band called Fatback (originally The […]

Featured Music Politics

Arctic Hip Hop

Here, we see the Winnipeg Sun reporting on a pretty amazing story. The Canadian Floor Masters are bringing pride to hip hop in general.  The founder, a bboy named Stephen Leafloor has decided to take his art to the Arctic. I’m impressed with his desire to encourage youth from the North to participate, and to […]

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