#LongPlayLove: Slum Village’s ‘Fantastic, Vol. 2’ – Celebrating 15 Years by Justin Chadwick [FULL ALBUM STREAM] @justin_chadwick @slumvillage @OfficialJDilla1 @T3sv
June 13, 2015
Happy 15th Anniversary to Slum Village’s Fantastic, Vol. 2 LP, originally released June 13, 2000.
Much like my own hometown of Oakland, the city of Detroit is more often than not the object of stigmatization and misunderstanding. Particularly so among those who have never actually spent much time there and condemn Detroit based on the information they passively digest through television or in the papers. Granted, since the city’s more prosperous years of the early to mid 20th century, Detroit’s recent history has proven a tragically disquieting one. Plagued by a tidal wave of economic crisis and urban decay arguably more pronounced than any other US metropolis has endured in the past fifty years, Detroit is indeed a skeleton of its formerly virile self. Read more of this post