tis the season for donning hats & maybe getting clobbered by a classmate
With trusty laptop in tow, Wayne wears all his hats at once –– musician, academic, DJ, and critic –– for one groovy and thought-provoking hour.
— and I think I did a decent job living up to that tall order. It was a somewhat freewheeling, realtime conversation, so we never got into nu-world matters as promised, but we did talk a lot about how I got into hip-hop, became a rapper, found my way in Kingston and produced a rather unconventional audio accompaniment to my dissertation. In the process, we talk race, place, bass, and battymen, among other topics, and I play some of my own productions and remixes and do a wee bit of clumsy juggling on the dog-gone Diwali. If that sounds like your bag, give a listen:
Emily Corwin’s The Neighborhood (12/17/09)