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Matt Hines MUSC205 The person I chose to interview was the chef in my fraternity house, Langston. When I asked Langston what album he believed had the largest effect on him in his youth, he did not hesitate when he stated A Tribe Called Quest’s “Low End Theory.” He described nostalgic high school memories related to the album that to this day he is brought back to. When I was asking Langston why he chose A Tribe Called Quest’s “Low End Theory,” I was surprised by his response. To him, it was more about the communal aspect or the experiences that he had while listening to this album than any type of music or lyrical critique. Langston began to describe to me his ‘high school times’ in the early ‘90s (Low End Theory came out in 1991). First, he discussed how it was the first hip hop album to fuse hip hop and jazz together so prominently. It was a sound that had not been heard in the hip hop community. While the innovative music as well as fun lyrics made the album enjoyable to listen to, to Langston, it is not the reason that this album had the
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course MUSC 205 taught by Professor King during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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