Archive for the ‘boombox’ tag
If you’re like most Americans, you’re probably gonna have some serious downtime in the next couple of days. So, to help you pass the time, here’s a mini-documentary on the history of the boombox courtesy of NPR.
As always, Fab 5 Freddy comes through with the hip hop history. But, really, I’m surprised that there’s no mention of or clips from “Do The Right Thing” featured in this video. If anyone is the quintessential representative of the late 80s boombox culture (as far as fictitous characters go), it’s Radio Raheem, no doubt.