Armond White Music Review of the Marky Mark Wahlberg album “Music For The People” (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

 

63)  Armond White Music Review of the Marky Mark album  ‘Music For The People’   -1992-

 

 

 

 

Marky Mark Wahlberg has the best definition of any white rapper–meaning that he doesn’t just

 

 

have better pecs than 3rd Bass or drop his drawers with more style than The Beastie Boys drop science, but that he defines hip hop as a Black cultural movement.  His brashness does not distort the music’s essence…

 

 

 

 

 

A Marky Mark record and music video proudly acknowledge their derivation from Black culture.  There’s a paradox here: when…”

 

 

To read more of Armond White’s take on the Marky Mark and The Funky Bunch album Music For The People, purchase a new or used copy of The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World.

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