In Honor of Brook-Lin: My 10 Favorite Rap Songs About Brooklyn
Astramskas, DavidAka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.
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Hello Brook-Lin, how ya doing?
Jarrett Jack might not be too excited about Linsanity – or should I say Lynsanity – returning to New York, but I’m happy to see Lin, his wacky haircuts and much deeper pockets (3 years, 36 million) in one of my favorite places in the world: Brookyn!
So in honor of Jeremy Lin and Brook Lopez becoming the awesomely named duo Brook-Lin, here’s 10 of my favorite songs about the city. Yeah, yeah, I know they aren’t the most “hip-hop” duo but I needed an excuse to share these great songs.