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1520 Sedgwick Avenue: February 13th, 2008 Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Posted by Andy Hutchins in 1520 Sedgwick Avenue.
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It’s still Grammy Week, and it’s now OutKast Day.

“Forever never seems that long until you’re grown.”

“Ms. Jackson” is a classic, and we’ll revisit it at some point. (Update: Like now.)

Aside from Big Boi looking like an Irish pimp and Andre 3000 transcending Technicolor, this is maybe the first really good non-Eminem Grammys performance for hip-hop, and the song, a domestic drama that resonates to this day.

Some bonus from Dre and Big: “Hey Ya” at the Grammys in 2005.

Tomorrow’s Valentine’s. There may or may not be special stuff for that; I apologize for the scarcity of words on the Avenue this week, but between a spate of midterms and the beginning of the golf season, which I cover, I’ve had a difficult time churning out these posts.

That will change after Friday, I hope.

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1. mingusmonk - Wednesday, February 13, 2008

2 days in a row of Outkast?

“There’s so much fuss about Santa Claus, but see Cupid will not be defeated.”

2. Rockabye - Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Wait, what? Yesterday was some Kanye and Morris Day and the Time.

Tomorrow will be better than the low-hanging fruit of “Roses,” I promise.

3. DougOLis - Thursday, February 14, 2008

maybe mingusmonk can see into the future


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