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Labtekwon is “Post-skatepunk/Ghettoclectic” in new video

April 11, 2013
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In the introduction to his new video “Post-Skatepunk/Ghettoclectic” the brilliant and eccentric rapper Labtekwon (Back to the Lab, Feature, Aug. 29, 2012) says “I love my black skin and natty hair. I like cereal” over an image of him eating what I guess is cereal. He goes on to say that he is a...
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Listen: Labtekwon’s “Black Skatepunk”

June 16, 2010
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This track’s from Labtekwon‘s forthcoming record, NEXT: Baltimore Basquiat and the Future Shock, which is out Aug. 3, according to the video’s YouTube page. I think Lab invented a new genre, again. Awesome.
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“The New Urban Beatnik presents Future Shock: Babylon Series” at the Nest, May 22

May 21, 2009
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“The New Urban Beatnik presents Future Shock: Babylon Series” at the Nest, May 22

| Image by from myspace.com/msmalachi Early deadlines for this week’s Sizzlin’ Summer issue meant that info e-mailed to us early this week didn’t make the print edition—such as this bill of spoken word and hip-hop. Hard-working spoken-word poet Talaam Acey comes to town, sharing a bill with Indelible’s David James, Carolyn Malachi, Labtekwon, Channel...
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Baltimore Scene Hands Out Trophies to a Few of Its Own

November 11, 2008
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Baltimore Scene Hands Out Trophies to a Few of Its Own

Sonny Brown | Image by City Paper Digi-Cam™ An entity known as the Baltimore Scene has made its presence felt in local music over the past few years with a variety of concerts and events. Included among them was last year’s “Baltimore Crown” tournament at the 5 Seasons, mainly a live competition for musical...
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The Club Beat With Jimmy Jones

September 29, 2008
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The Club Beat With Jimmy Jones

Jimmy Jones | Image by City Paper Digi-Cam Baltimore club is one of the few music genres where the producer is the star, and vocalists by and large take a backseat. Usually that’s either because the vocals on the track are sampled, or either performed by the producer himself or some anonymous kid who...
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