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10 Things You Should Definitely Know About Professor Milford Graves

Professor Milford Graves moved onward & upward to whatever comes next on February 12, 2021, just in time for Lunar New Year. I heard about his illness sometime in summer 2020 & began writing this piece shortly thereafter. I seem to have finished it just as Graves’ corporeal phase has finished. Professor Graves, thank you for a lifetime of inspiration.

Thoughts On ‘Once Upon a Time in Shaolin: The Untold Story of the Wu Tang Clan’s Million-Dollar Secret Album, the Devaluation of Music, and America’s New Public Enemy No. 1’ by Cyrus Bozorgmehr

To my pleasant surprise, this book was: 1) written by an active participant in the project. 2) much more like reading a thriller of some sort than a drily dull non-fiction music-biz tome or myth-building celeb-bio potboiler. 3) chock full of manic philosophizing on music, art, industry, value, capitalism, anarchy, & so forth.

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10 Things You Should Definitely Know About Professor Milford Graves

Professor Milford Graves moved onward & upward to whatever comes next on February 12, 2021, just in time for Lunar New Year. I heard about his illness sometime in summer 2020 & began writing this piece shortly thereafter. I seem to have finished it just as Graves’ corporeal phase has finished. Professor Graves, thank you for a lifetime of inspiration.

Thoughts On ‘Once Upon a Time in Shaolin: The Untold Story of the Wu Tang Clan’s Million-Dollar Secret Album, the Devaluation of Music, and America’s New Public Enemy No. 1’ by Cyrus Bozorgmehr

To my pleasant surprise, this book was: 1) written by an active participant in the project. 2) much more like reading a thriller of some sort than a drily dull non-fiction music-biz tome or myth-building celeb-bio potboiler. 3) chock full of manic philosophizing on music, art, industry, value, capitalism, anarchy, & so forth.

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