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Don’t Call Me Nigger

Just about a year ago I ended a long (half) lifetime in Jamaica, Queens and moved to Ridgewood, Queens on the Brooklyn border. It’s pretty much an Eastern European neighborhood. My super is polish. There are two hands full of ...

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Greatest Hits

Initially, I had intended to blow off whatever responsibilities I had left around here. But then I asked myself: what would Lou Reed do in this situation? It's a question I frequently pose and more often than not it results ...

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Thank god almighty

Speaking of angel dust, there's some good news, for a change, out of New York today. David Paterson, the blind guy who got promoted to governor after Eliot Spitzer got caught frequenting hoo-ers, just issued a full and unconditional pardon to ...

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Teamwork Makes The Dreamwork

I think one of the most overlooked aspects of having a successful career in the music business in any capacity, not just specifically being a producer, is having a strong team involved with what you're doing. But seeing as how ...

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1988 Vs. 1998

I still haven't found Jane Doe, so in the meantime I've been bumping "Twice In A Lifetime" off Black Star's debut album. They were spitting back then. It's hard to believe it's already been ten years since Black Star's only LP. ...

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