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All posts tagged "rap"
“Public Enemy: Welcome To The Terrordome” chronicles the influential & iconic hip hop group’s extraordinary career
The 2009 documentary Public Enemy: Welcome To The Terrordome — now streaming on Night Flight Plus — chronicles the influential and iconic hip hop group’s extraordinary career, and features home movies and candid footage, occasionally catching them...
- Posted January 5, 2017
“It’s Good to Be the King”: Mel Brooks’ 1981 single made him the first white artist to land a rap song on the R&B charts!
“Night Flight” viewers in early 1984 got a lot of laughs from watching the racy and politically incorrect music video for Mel Brooks’ “The Hitler Rap.” They may not have realized they were watching an historical trailblazer,...
- Posted August 17, 2016
The Fat Boys’ “Wipeout”: East coast rap and West coast surf rock battle it out in a memorable 1987 video
Summer’s officially here, and the temperatures are soaring, and so we thought we’d put you in the mood for a day at the beach by offering up “Wipe Out,” a surf rap video which Night Flight’s voiceover...
- Posted July 2, 2016
“Oh my gawd, I think I’m having a rap attack!”: Mr. Magic and Whodini’s “Magic Wand”
Sometime in the early 80s, while he still working as an intern on a late-night radio show on WHBI, a New York public-access radio station broadcasting at 105.9 FM, a Brooklyn-based rapper named Jalil Hutchins wrote a...
- Posted April 13, 2016
“Graffiti Rock”: The 1984 variety/dance TV show that could have showcased the hip-hop culture beyond NYC
In 1984, Michael Holman, manager of the New York City Breakers dance troupe, had an idea for a hip-hop variety/dance TV show called “Graffiti Rock,” which he hoped would reveal to the rest of the world a...
- Posted March 18, 2016
Dirty Mind: Celebrating the Weird World of Blowfly and the late Clarence Reid
If American music ever had a real life Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, it was Clarence Reid, the R&B genius who created some of the coolest grooves of the disco era and the craziest and most lascivious...
- Posted January 18, 2016
7/9/15 – War of the Words | Geeks and Beats
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (47.7MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Aliens never landed in New Jersey — unless you include Snookie from Jersey Shore. We’ll look at why the hysteria over War of...
- Posted July 9, 2015