With the closing of Baseline Studios imminent, The Megatron Don’s been donating various memorabilia via Twitter over the past week. In honor of the legendary lab, here’s a memorable segment on ‘ego trip’s (White) Rapper Show’ when the song Smoke In the Club was recorded at the spot on w.26th Street. Just Blaaaaze!
The ego trip collective is back with three nights of classic hip-hop documentaries at the Maysles Institute in Harlem. Below is an excerpt from one of the films, Gary Weis’ 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s.
DH: In looking around today, people have noted that the movement seems to be taken over by white boys from the suburbs. What do you think?
SJ: White boys from the suburbs come from a place where there is an understanding in regards to the culture of commerce. They’re bred to understand the value of things, they’re also bred to be in the position to determine the value of luxury items like fine art.
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