RUST IN PIECE

Fuck a paragraph. Let a letterform do the talking. I’m not a crotchety boom-bap pensioner quite yet (just spent the last quarter of an hour marveling at the infinite ignorant potential of Gunplay’s Wrap Rock Ent. imprint) but in an era where a rapper only has to glance at a Jeff Koons painting or namecheck MGMT to be deemed abstract, hip-hop’s conservatism is still in effect. All the face tattoos and Bart pendants can’t alter that. Lil B might be the exception.

RAMMΣLLZΣΣ was a one-off. Anyone else remember the story about him wearing sneakers over sneakers?

Recent pieces in ‘SNEEZE’ (issue 6) and Dave Tompkins’ ‘How to Wreck a Nice Beach’ are worth your energies.

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