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January 25th, 2010 | 11:55 pm | Daily News | 8 Comments

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Today is the ten year anniversary of two of the last decade’s top ten rap records (number one, and number eight or nine, respectively). This date marked the beginning of the end for New York’s hold on musical relevancy that expired around the time Trap Muzik came out, and has not experienced a resurgence since. And probably never will. (Disclaimer to casual readers: Quarter snacks does not acknowledge modern genres of music outside of rap, so MGMT, Animal Collective, and other Brooklyn bands do not have any effect on the city’s musical relevancy.)

In the midst of all the Banks-being-closed-for-four-years talk, the dream topic of the Little Banks’ reinstatement is something that should be addressed. If you have any ideas as to how to convince the idiots in the public works department who prefer overgrown weeds, homeless people and heroin needles over skateboarders that a revival would be a good look, please share your ideas here.

Pops is like the Stephan Marbury of skateboarding. He’s somehow Converse’s star player, but is rarely seen. I know that half of Long Island will be out for blood upon reading that, but after about a decade, old video parts don’t really subsidize a lack of heart when the rest of the team is out there on the court killing it every night.

So much for the Parks Department’s age-old excuse of kicking us out because we’re “damaging the property.” Last time I checked, snow doesn’t experience “property damage.” But they seem to feel otherwise. At least we’re not the only ones suffering at the hands of discrimination.

Still pretty much the best European on a skateboard after all these years.

What an idiot.

Quote of the Week:He has yellow fever. I don’t like niggas who got yellow fever.” – B.B. the Boss

8 Comments

Comment by Seabreeze
  • Laying down the law.

    January 26, 2010 @ 7:28 am
  • Comment by SANCHEZ 914
  • D-Block. The Real one. No made up shits. Shout to Dos Sandias & Sheek Louch! Be on the look out for the ghost…

    January 26, 2010 @ 9:29 am
  • Comment by Bob Sacamano
  • What are you talking about? Anthony Pappalardo did an ollie two months ago, lay off on the hate.

    January 27, 2010 @ 4:56 pm
  • Comment by deadass
  • pops is like the wind just cause u dont see him doesnt mean hes not skating nigga

    January 28, 2010 @ 10:08 pm
  • Comment by QuarterSnacks
  • Sorry, the guy is Marbury on the Knicks, getting $27mil and not being a team player.

    January 28, 2010 @ 10:15 pm
  • Comment by deadass
  • fuckoutta here starbury isnt a team player cause he a total dick that everyone hates, cant compare that pussy to pops

    January 28, 2010 @ 11:54 pm
  • Comment by carbonite
  • if marbury=poppalardo, telfair= ? Reres or some shit?

    January 29, 2010 @ 10:41 pm
  • Comment by QuarterSnacks
  • The only Long Islander I know that would be getting pulled over in the Bronx with a burner in the car is probably Billy Lynch, so that’s probably the safest analogy.

    January 30, 2010 @ 6:11 am
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