Idris Khan ‘Beyond the Black’. As a class we had been lucky enough to be visiting this show at the same time Khan was giving a talk about his work.
"Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand—and melting like a snowflake…"
Francis Bacon, Miroir de la Tauromachie I, II & III (1990)
Francis Bacon photographed at his home and studio in Reece Mews, London,1985
Nas - Queens Get The Money (Prod. Jay Electronica)
Nas murders the simplistic yet perfect production from Jay Elect. One of the most lyrical tracks in the last decade.
"Hip-hop was aborted … so Nas breathes life back into the embryo …"
Spit it, I’m Huey P in Louis V throwing Molotov for Emmit
You aint as hot as I is
All of these fake prophets are not messiahs
You don’t know how high the sky is
The square milage of Earth, or what pi is
I’m the shaky hand that touched Geogre Foreman in Zaire
The same hand that punched down devils that brought down the towers