You wanna hear a good joke? Nobody speak, nobody get choked.
Sammus embraces the kind of freedom afforded to grassroots, independent artists who don’t have corporate overseers menacing with strange gazes and mandates to sellout.
Tony Orlando & Dawn’s “Knock Three Times” vs. Suzanne Vega’s “Luka” in the soundscape of urban living.
The best band no one has ever heard (or at the very least a quirky band whose one record brings me joy).
Defamiliarizing gender to highlight its constructedness.
“You know what you need to learn? Old school artists don’t always burn!”
A song from ’95 about the state of Black Revolution in America in light of the appeal of consumerism and individual contentment.