PAVEMENT: The Black Thing
excerpt: Papa Dad didn’t make the big Martin Luther King Jr. Parade on MLK Boulevard. He was shot dead on Jan. 3 at 103rd and Crenshaw. Jay Rock and Punch didn’t attend, either. It’s a turf thing. They want to stay alive. So on the day of the parade, they hung out in Nickerson Gardens, outside Jay Rock’s mom’s place, where they grew up. His new CD drops in March in Top Dawg Ent / Strange Music.
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