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by Peter Moskos

September 3, 2009

Why'd they have to write a story 'bout her?

The R.O.X.A.N.N.E.

The whole Roxanne's Revenge story? Rap teen took advantage of a minor clause in her contract to have the evil record company pay for all her education up to an including her Ivy-League PhD?

Reported in Blender and more recently the Daily News? The feel good story of 2008 for the old-school hip hop world? I didn't post about it, but I did all my classes. It never happened. [sigh]

It's still a great song.

But I think, 25 years later, that UTFO is the winner of this rap battle by technical knockout.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Now I feel like playing Atari while wearing my parachute pants.