March 11th, 2009

Balls of Steele

how u like me now off the hook in the facebook with the twittering in urban/suburban hip-hop settings?

GQ: do you have a favorite [rap act]?

Steele: P. Diddy I enjoy quite a bit.

GQ: Do you want to rethink that?

Steele: [laughs] I guess I’m sorta old-school that way. Remember, I came of age with the DJ and all this other stuff, so I’m also loving Grandmaster Flash, and that’s not hip-hop, but… Um, you know, I like Chuck D. And I always thought Snoop Dogg was–he just reminded me of the fellas back home. So I’ve always thoroughly enjoyed him.

Emphasis mine, not that it needs any.

1 Comment

  • 1. » R&hellip  |  March 17th, 2009 at 9:03 am

    […] pet-peeve of mine among hip-hop apologists — and that includes hip-hop scholars and conservative critics alike. Indeed, I’m afraid that a number of hip-hop scholars have wrongly affirmed the […]


I'm a techno-musicologist, internet annotator, imagined community organizer.

I left my <3 in the digital global, but I reside in Cambridge, MA, where I'm from.

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