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1999 Stories by Hobey Echlin

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  • A Country B-Boy Survives

    published November 4, 1999

    The year 1999 was originally pegged to be the point when rock officially was pronounced dead. All Detroit was supposed to be remembered for was... More >>

  • Homeboy Meets World

    published October 14, 1999

    At last month's Technics DMC World Finals DJ competition held at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, the atmosphere was more charged than in... More >>

  • Hip-Hop Goes Back to the Streets

    published June 3, 1999

    When Time placed Lauryn Hill on its cover this past winter, it seemed at first glance like an affirmation of hip-hop's creative strength. Years... More >>

  • Just Call Him Slim Shady

    published March 18, 1999

    On a cold Thursday night at Detroit's Wired Frog nightclub, a who's who of the Motor City's hip-hop scene checks out the weekly talent showcase... More >>

  • Boogie Nights, Business Days

    published March 11, 1999

    "Dance music has always been treated like a stepchild in this country. But now the music industry is seeing that this culture is at the forefront... More >>

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