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November 30, 2023

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  • Books I’ve Loved Recently
    By Jay Grummel In the fall my TBR (to be read) shifts from Fantasy to Literary Fiction. I’ve become a mood reader in my college years. Something about the coldness of the fall and winter influences the sadness of the books I’m reading. Recently, a few novels I deem to best of my 2023 reads. […]
  • Repairing the Family
    By Jay Grummel Earlier this month I wrote about fond families, however the holidays are made up of many different types of families. Some will be hostile and dysfunctional or some will be loving and understanding. Whatever your family looks like this season, it’s always nice to read about ones other than your own. So, […]

Happy anniversary, Hip Hop

Although it had been a staple of New York nightclubs for years it wasn’t until 1979 that most of America was exposed to hip-hop music.

With a hip to the hop and a bang to the boogie the Sugarhill Gang came out with “Rapper’s Delight.”

While Sugarhill Gang has a lot in common with N’Sync, they were a band brought together by a record label to sell records, they opened the doors to the rest of the hip-hop community.

A year later punk-rocker Deborah Harry saw Fab Five Freddy perform in the Bronx after she left the famous club CBGBs and they collaborated on the song “Rapture.”

Not long after came Run D.M.C., who had the cross over sensation “Walk this Way” with Aerosmith.

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