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TI DATE: THE AFRIKA BAMBAATAA MASTER OF RECORDS OPEN ARCHIVE : Gavin Brown's Enterprise: 08:10:13

Afrika Bambaataa is considered the godfather of hip hop culture and was instrumental in the rise of electro funk and break-beat.Afrika Bambaataa is considered the godfather of hip hop culture and was instrumental in the rise of electro funk and break-beat.

Today is the last day of the Gavin Brown's Enterprise public "archiving" of one of the most important record collections in the history of hip hop.

CURRENT LISTENING: HECUBA : MODERN : GERM

Oral : HecubaOral : Hecuba

Hecuba is a collaboration between multidisciplinary artists Jon Beasley and Isabelle Albuquerque.

The Art Gallery As The New Defining Space Of Pop Culture.

Those early leaks about Gaga's next long-player being a multimedia art project ended up being verified.Those early leaks about Gaga's next long-player being a multimedia art project ended up being verified.

And so it begins. Gaga's taking back of the cultural moment. In Pop, Cultural Moments are so fleeting these day, maybe we should think of them more as Cultural Seconds. Given our cultural blip-sphere, where 1st week sales might be as good as it gets, you kind of have to admire the gifted megalomaniacs of our day who try to hew great moments …mass movements so to speak…out of a pop market atomized into millions of niche markets.

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