Open Mike Eagle, Unapologetic Art Rap

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Dissecting art rap is for the birds, while this record is for birds of all feathers.

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Blake Gillespie | June 15, 2010

Open Mike Eagle, Unapologetic Art Rap [Mush Records]

I spend entirely too much time with record reviews attempting to discover the binary code within the notes. In listening to Open Mike Eagle’s debut Unapologetic Art Rap, I’ve written and rewritten close to a thousand words on its rap criticisms, potential rap impact, his influences, how his influences function as post-modernist art, how art rap is an actual genre, how art rap is not a genre but an elaborate inside joke and on and on.

On “Art Rap

 
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Girogio Moroder
Interviewing Giorgio Moroder
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Diarrhea Planet // Photo by Shaina Bracamontez
In Defense Of Bad Band Names
Allison Crutchfield
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