[youtube id=”KG44JJ6Ihyo”] Malcolm McLaren’s “Deep In Vogue” was inspired by NYC’s voguing scene and Jennie Livington’s Paris Is Burning. McLaren had a VHS copy of Â Livingtson’s documentary about the voguing and house scene in NYC’s underground Black and Latin gay communities two years before its official release. Willi Ninja was
Malcolm Mclaren Tribute Mix by Dj Premier Blog Radio on Mixcloud This is really good of Premier because a lot of people don’t know about McLaren’s contribution to hip-hop. McLaren was more than a punk and fashion impresario he quickly recognized the power of hip-hop and promoted it to everyone.
The former manager of British punk heroes The Sex Pistols passed today after a bout with cancer. Mclaren dedicated his life to exploring and promoting culture that was on the margin. His 1983 album Duck Rock helped spread the word hip-hop on the other side of the Atlantic where he