Let’s talk about Blue Raspberry for a second. I met her 4 years ago in Detroit, sat down to play her some beats, and she improvised full songs in key over my beats. If you ever see me at a concert looking bored, this is why. Seeing her fool around on the spot was one of the greatest performances I’ve ever seen.
DJ Maseo of De La Soul holds up the ACTUAL record (Funkadelic “(Not Just) Knee Deep”) 45 sampled for “Me, Myself & I” as played during his first ever all 7” single set here in Toronto this past weekend.
With most superheroes, when you take away the colorful costume, mask and cape, what you find underneath is a white man. But not always. In February, as part of a continuing effort to diversify its offerings, Marvel Comics will begin a series whose lead character, Kamala Khan, is a teenage Muslim girl living in Jersey City.
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