Rodney O: Six Degrees of R-O-D

Feb 26 · 2 min read

I hated it. I had just got back to Denver from Germany via New Jersey. It was the apex of the Oberheim DMX driven, paired down Rap music that was dominating the East Coast airwaves, and that’s what I considered “real.”

Although Denver-rites listened to New York Rap, only the mainstream songs made it out west. What they were really listening to was everything LA: Egyptian Lover, World Class Wreckin Cru, LA…