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Beats For (Anthony Weiner’s) Week – “Pass the Hatchet”

One step forward, two steps back, thanks man. How hard  is it (no pun intended) to not take a photo of your d*#k? Let the great song by Roger & the Gypsies, “Pass the Hatchet,” help us New Yorkers get … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor – Gil Scott-Heron

“Voice of black culture,” “polymath,” “musician and poet,” “spoken-word musician,” “composer, musician, poet, and author,” “godfather of rap,” “poet and music pioneer,” “influential poet/musician helped inspire rap, “US activist, poet and singer.” These are just a few of the headlines … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – Jamaica Funk (Queens, baby!)

With the First Annual Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival just wrapped up, it’s the perfect moment to think about jazz–past, present, and future. The latest issue of the always hot Wax Poetics does just that. Here at 106th Street, music is … Continue reading

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