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Hello
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Pity Party People Interlude
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We Aint Fessin' (Double Quotes)

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    Believing that rap needs a healthy alternative underground to counter mainstream hip-hop, Anticon is a collective loosely modeled after the American indie rock movement. Made up of eight MCs and producers -- Alias, Doseone, Jel, Odd Nosdam, Passage, Sole, the Pedestrian, and Why? -- the collective pioneered a sound that matches obscure, near-beat poetry lyrics to beats that incorporated abrasive noise samples and unusual time signatures. Their origins started with the Live Poets, a crew based in Maine in the early '90s that was led by Sole. After releasing their own records an...
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