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Footwork Illadelph

I’m working on a new album cover and was trying to hunt down photos of the front facade of Bobbito’s Footwork Illadelph store. This was the cornerstone spot for indie hiphop in Philly during the mid 90′s: Heads would roll through, talk, there would be shows and of course records and gear to buy. But in 2009, finding pictures of…

RIP Theron Shelton

Theron Shelton, drummer of the Philadelphia-based band, The Blue Method passed away suddenly this week and the news hit me pretty hard. I grew up with Theron’s brother and would always be amazed at how well Theron played the drums at such a young age. As he got older, he got doper, and I can honestly say he was the…

Captain Sky (I Chewz You)

I received this album cover and email today from my homeboy Richie Dees back in Philly. Here’s his email: Forgot I had this album. It features the smash hits “Tootsie Rock”, “Let Me Come Inside” and my personal favorite “Bubble Gum (I Chewz You)”. Its on TEC Records out of Philly which was located on the S.E. corner of 13th…