Joseph Patel

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  • 13 years ago

    Back before Stankonia came out, OutKast—those ambassadors from the Dirty Dirty—played opening act for one of DJ Rekha's late-night, monthly jammies at SOB's. The closing fury of "Bombs Over Baghdad" sent the crowd into a Technicolor, Bol...

  • 15 years ago

    Senility isn't a pretty thing, particularly if it affects your grandmama or uncle Charles. And once it hits your rap heroes, it's even worse. For the most part, we folks in our late twenties and early thirties have succumbed to the preternatural f...

  • 16 years ago

    In 1992, Brooklyn's Gang Starr paired with the Dream Warriors, a promising young rap duo from Toronto, to record "I've Lost My Ignorance (And Don't Know Where To Find It)." Obscurely released on the U.K. compilation Re birth of Cool, the song was ...


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