That sample at the beginning there is the sound of man placing himself squarely on the wrong side of history. But what a thing to have said. Hear Mr. Magic do it to himself in context, courtesy of Unkut, right here:
Magic disses Public Enemy (February 21st, 1987 “Rap Attack” excerpt)
The quote in question comes all the way at the end. The entirety of that Unkut post is worth reading. And we’re just getting into Mr. Cee’s hour-long HOT 97 tribute mix right now. Shout to Rap Radar for locating both.
Earlier: I Miss Mr. Magic.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 2, 2009