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1992-2011: Listen Up

When I was about 9 years old, I was well-rooted in music; I played and listened to music on a daily basis. Now, that might sound classy, but I wasn’t listening to the most intelligent stuff…or, was I? Am I now? Have I ever?

Here’s a timeline (best to my memory) in order of how old I was and what music I was mainly listening to at the time. Ride the wave of sh•tty pop, boy groups, girl groups, solo acts, ghetto rap, pop punk, punk, indie, hip-hop, turntablism, experimentalism, singer-songwriters and folk:

1992-1993 • Ace of Base, Boyz II Men, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J

1994-1997 • Montell Jordan, TLC, Da BratBrandyTupac ShakurBone Thugs n’ Harmony, Master P, Notorious B.I.G, Lil’ KimOutkast, Erykah Badu, Missy Elliot, Mase, NasThe FugeesNo Doubt (a classmate with a skateboard gave me their 1st cassette release), Smashing Pumpkins, Veruca Salt

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Kid Cudi – Mojo So Dope

Kid Cudi – Mojo So Dope