Wednesday, December 20, 2006

R.I.P. Beat Street

Beat Street was one of the most famous hip-hop record stores in New York, if not the world. It closed up shop in October but the below movie, a video eulogy if you will, was worth a post.

Also: The Daily News wrote about the closing here.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

What happened to Wex's Wednesday?

Here's a list I was starting to compile in my head...

SAVING THE BEST FOR LAST-- songs that are both the last track on their album AND the most famous song on that album


1. Scenario - A Tribe Called Quest (The Low End Theory)
2. Fight The Power - Public Enemy (Fear Of A Black Planet)

any more? "Stakes Is High" almost qualifies (it's the second-last track on the album)...

10:05 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wex wednesday's were skipped this week... because i... well... forgot.

back next week!

i like that sort of list rdj... maybe you'd like to guest blog once in a while?!


11:59 AM  
Blogger Kev frum BROOKLYN! said...

Paid in Full - Eric B. & Rakim (Paid in Full)

Punks Jump Up To Get Beat Down - Brand Nubian (In God We Trust)

I'll Be - Foxy Brown f. Jay-Z (Ill Na Na)

Unbelieveable - Notorious B.I.G. (Ready To Die)*

*I would personally put this one, but I think others would say Juicy, Big Poppa, or Warning are more famous. I guess it depends on what circle you're in.

12:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'd love to helm the ship sometime Wex. Kev, I personally don't feel Unbelievable qualifies. First off, Suicidal Thoughts comes after it. Second, there are just so many singles that stick out on that album -- One More Chance, Juicy, Everyday Struggle, Big Poppa... I can't think of Unbelievable as the definitive song from Ready To Die.

But anyway. On to more important topics.

Like the way the Knitting Factory is going to be lifted off its foundations tomorrow night!

2:19 PM  
Blogger Russ the Bus said...

Simon Says Remix -pharoe monch-internal affairs

Men in black -will smith- big willie style (toss up with Gettin Jiggy Wit it)

Five Minutes of Funk - WHodidi- Rap Attack (another toss up, with Freaks come out at night)
(and i'd love to see this added to the hhk playlist)

10:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Best part of June HHK at Southpaw: Van showing Josh and I the Whodini 12" and staring at disbelief when neither of us had heard of the song.

11:07 AM  
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