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“ Lovers of neck-breaking beats and rapid rhyme schemes rejoice: your weekend is about to get a whole lot funkier thanks to a newly-recovered tape recording of classic NYC hip-hop radio programming. The 90 minute set comes from Marley Marl’s regular “In Control” show on WBLS and features enough golden-era boom bap to convince you that the subways still take tokens.
Marl is revered as one of the legends of the city’s early hip-hop DJ scene, a figure who along with Stretch & Bobbito, Kool DJ Red Alert, and others formed a radio culture unlike nothing seen today. DJs would edit and … Full Story