Armond White Music Review of rap group Arrested Development’s song “Tennessee” (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

 

 

66)  Armond White Music Review of rap group Arrested Development song “Tennessee”  -1992-

 

‘Tennessee‘ is the rare hip hop record with a convincing spiritual underpinning:  Speech is on a

 

 

search for a home (Tennessee as a state of mind), but it’s the kind of search Geto Boys can’t even conceive…Speech embraces religion not like a young fogey conservative; he talks to his God in terms as smart and modern as those New Order used in…”

 

 

To read more of Armond White’s take on the Arrested Development single “Tennessee”, purchase a new or used copy of The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World.

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