“Used to steal clothes, was considered a thief/Until I started hustlin’ on Fulton Street.
” The mean streets
of the borough that rappers like the Notorious B.I.G. crowed about are now hipster havens
, where cupcakes and organic kale rule and “Brooklyn” now evokes artisanal cheese rather than rap artists.
A self-identified hipster re-presents: the American hipster
What comes next?
The New York Times on Being Black and Indie
You're an African American, but you prefer Bloc Party to 50 Cent. Fear not, young "blipster,"
you're no longer the only black guy at the indie rock show
is coming to your favorite rock club or coffee shop. [via boingboing]