Tuesday, December 04, 2007
shattered dreams

Pics and maybe some words from last weekend (Cadence Weapon/LSF) coming soon... my home internet is sort of AWOL - thanks, Telus. Hopefully, you're heading to Shindig tonight... more on that later as well. But I just wanted to say...

RIP, Pimp C.

When I was at that awkward age of adolescence, a friend of mine gifted me with a mixtape with, amongst other Southern rap gems, a whole bunch of UGK. So, not only do they remain one of the greatest hip hop acts of all time, but they soundtracked several years worth of bad behavior (in the name of good fun) and growing up in general for me. Plus, this year he and Bun B dropped one of the only rap double albums that actually warranted its expanded running time.

When I get home from work, I'm going to dig out that mixtape from amongst my unpacked boxes.

See you at the Railway tonight.

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2 Comments:

third place goes to Petroleum by Products - that was announced first. and then first place was announced and you can probably guess who took home the trophy.

By Blogger Steve, at 1:53 AM  

whoa.. by-products came in 3rd?

this is why i'm not a bookie

By Blogger Quinn, at 10:25 AM  

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