Just to take a broad view on the subject
as someone who use to love Hip Hop
I think what I feel most lacking is a sense of history
I've encountered folks who think the "hood" is actually worse than what slavery…"
Jean Paul Satre - The Respectful Prostitute, Butterball- Guy de Maupassant, Flight-Sherman Alexie, The Vagabond- Colette, Dune- Frank Herbert, Joe Turners come and gone - August Wilson, Crescent - Diana Abu-Jaber, The Alienist - Caleb Carr, The Nature of Balance - Tim Lebbon, WE - Eugene Zamiatin, Brave New World - Aldous Huxley, Demian - Herman Hesse, The Portable Promised Land - Toure, Killing Rage - Bell Hooks, Portrait of a man Unknown - Nathalie Sarraute, The Tale of Murasaki - Liza Dalby, The Dwarf & The Sybil- Par Lagerkvist, Indian Killer - Sherman Alexie, Cell - Stephen King, Swarm- Michael Crichton
Yes, Mother Earth, Ode, Dwell,
Favorite TV shows:
Question For Bands: Genre?
Band Question - Band Members:
A slew of talented Pittsburgh based musicians:
Paul Cunningham, Izzy, TFunk, Stevee Wellons, Chris Belin, and Phat Man Dee.
Band Question - Musical Influences:
Funkadelic, Balkan Beat Box, Res, Radiohead, Cassandra Wilson, PJ Harvey, Skunk Anasie, Shriekback, Neil Young, Digital Underground, Labelle, Bebel, Martina Topley Bird, Nouveau Riche, Bjork, Bustarhymes, Outkast, Sarah Vaughn, Musafir, Flora Purim, Faith Evans, Digable Planets, Weather Report, Liz Berlin, Cesaria Evora,The Creatures, Michael Franti, Mos Def, 3 Generations Walking, Astrid Gilberto, Erykah Badu, Asian Dub Foundation, Heavenly Voices Boy King's Choir, Sakai, Prozak for Lovers, David Bowie, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Anthony Hamilton, Rachelle Ferrell, Nina Simone, Celia Cruz, Blossom Dearie, Henry Threadgill, Chick Corea, Al Di Meola, Maria Da Silva, Public Enemy, Dub Squad, Jack Wilson, Aaliyah, Beethooven, Cause and Effect, Bach, Jill Scott, Dana Owens, Kina, Grace Jones, Basement Jaxx, Van Zant, Himalayan Project, Femi Kuti, Ursula Rucker, Yoko Ono, Siouxsie Sioux and the Banshees, Henry Rollins, Gang of Four, Deelite, Imani Winds, Kelis, Joi, Kodo, LAL, Lexsis Jumps, Kilo, Phat Man Dee, Bellrays, Parliament, Tool, Graph Nobel, Sonji, Massive Attack, Missy Elliott, Ministry, Depeche Mode, Portishead, Isaac Hayes, Marvin Gaye, Queens of the Stone Age, Rammstein, The Roots, Sade, Seeed, Tricky, Depeche Mode, Zap Mamma, Serge Gainsbourg, Betty Davis, Goldfrapp, Mary J Blige, ...
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