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Dizzie Rascal at Southpaw
March 11, 2008

Written by Mindy Hyman

Opposite Photo by Mindy Hyman


“Southpaw Becomes A British Hip Hop Arena”

Dizzie Rascal, a British hip hop artist, performed at Southpaw in Park Slope, Brooklyn on March 11th. The crowd consisted of mostly British people ranging from eighteen to thirty-five years old and the place was jam-packed.

Dizzie Rascal has quite a following in England. It seemed as if all of the British people living in New York attended this show. Coming from a lover of east and west coast hip-hop coupled with the fact that New York standards for live hip hop is up there, I wasn’t impressed. However, hip-hop tells a different cultural experience depending on the origin of the artist. Perhaps if I could have understood what the rapper was saying, I might have had a better idea if it was cool or not.


Southpaw Pinball Machine
Photo Credit Mindy Hyman

The venue delivered a cool vibe due to its many record album covers on the walls and pinball machines in the corners.

Either way, the crowd loved the show.

For more information about Southpaw, log onto: spsounds.com.
For more information about Dizzie Rascal, log onto: myspace.com/dizzeerascal


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