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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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In Defense of Common

Jackpot, I feel you, I do (pause). But damn, can't a dude get some room to breathe in hip-hop? Every time this guy Common tries to do anything but boring ass boom bap rap, people try to get on him. ...

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