Hierophants of Hip Hop #1


Grandmaster Flash

7 comments:

Cinebeats said...

Fabulous photo and I like the new category.

susan said...

Perfect choice for #1.

Testify said...

I like the new category too.

Tom Sutpen said...

Thanks all! I've been wanting to do a Hip Hop-related series for a long time (the early years of it were probably the last gasp of anything like a true folk culture in this country), and I figured the best way to start it is . . . to start it.

mike said...

always hated the fact that he screwed up the career of the brilliant band liquid liquid, or rather more accurately his record sugar hill label did. heres a video of the great 'cavern' which sounds very like...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4gsoppRmuE

Testify said...

Y'know I've always maintained that Hip Hop, certainly in its earliest incarnation, was America's most recent flowering of the blues impulse.

Jack said...

Always loved the blog, and am highly looking forward to this new category. Truly excellent starting point.