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This episode is hosted by Ken and T. with no guests. We use the trial and testimony of Tekashi 69 to discuss the decline of NY in general and NY hip-hop specifically and as usual we use it to spin off into a variety of related topics.
Mentioned in this episode:
- East coast Bloods and Crips vs. their west coast equivalents.
- Daylyt’s take on the Tekashi debacle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VkWmzfOIzo
- The Stro/Ebro beef about Hot 97’s perceived lack of loyalty to the local NY hip-hop scene: https://allhiphop.com/news/stro-addresses-his-on-air-argument-with-hot-97-s-ebro-8UThdZqD90G8L4hTsW_7Ng/
- The 1996 Telecommunications act that killed Black radio: http://blog.a3cfestival.com/how-the-telecom-act-of-1996-impacted-hip-hop
- Pidgins vs. Creoles https://www.babbel.com/en/magazine/whats-the-difference-between-pidgin-and-creole/