I WAS INJURED FOR HIP HOP

In what Timmhotep cannily described as “the first wop-related injury in 30 years,” I got a nasty bloody nose tonight when his wop-head hit my face during the Cool Kids’ set, during a track which I believe has a line about the wop and the smurf. (I was trying to do the toe-wop, he was regular wopping.) Blood on the floor of the Hiro, and I cannot Harlem shake the image of it, family! I DIE FOR THE DANCE!
Cool Kids were great, by the way, which surprised me cause I was only partly feeling their recorded shit – they came hard w/stage presence and for the first time since, um, Jason Fox?, their kind of throwback hip hop shit /’80s baby mythologizing didn’t feel nostalgic or reaching or devoid of ideas – it felt like some people have finally found a way to honor hip hop history AND make something fresh without, you know, prostelytizing about the true school and smoking incense while making their audience feel like assholes for not being as sanctimonious and catholic as they are. GO SEE COOL KIDS LIVE.
P.S. If anyone is looking to give me a six-month early birthday present, I think this is the best t-shirt ever. (Does that mean I have the sense of humor of a freshman frat boy attending a state college with a reputation as a “party school”?! maybe it’s just that awful model…)

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One Response to I WAS INJURED FOR HIP HOP

  1. Lewis says:

    What, pray tell, is the “toe-wop?”
    I hope your nose has recovered well.

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