The week on the show we blow the whole hardcore/graffiti connection wide open with guest and author of the new book Urban Styles: Graffiti in New York Hardcore, Freddy Alva! Sit back as the two discuss Freddy’s journey coming to & growing up in NYC with early rap, graffiti, hardcore and how it led him to documenting the connection between these worlds. This is a monster episode for all the fans of PUNK history and cultural studies!

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& Much, Much More!!!!