Mayhem Lauren

Give Mayhem Lauren credit for cultivating certain sartorial (rakish), artistic (hall of mirrors), and gustatory (bros down with Action Bronson) stances. Yet no one’s going to peg the Queens MCs as original in a meaningful sense: He’s up on heads’ radar screens right now because he embodies a long, proud tradition of crudely self-indulgent NYC Campbell’s Chunky rap that found its most notable expression on Wu-Tang crew and solo albums. Of course, we’re totally buying his mixtapes anyway. Counterfeit fly shit is, after all, still fly shit.
Thu., Oct. 25, 9 p.m., 2012

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