Dickie suits were a uniform. If not that, a XXL size t-shirt and your jeans of choice. That was the bulls (young and old). Philadelphia wasn’t that type of place where men concerned themselves with a six pack or any of that type shit.

Per capita, more men were husky. That was a man. Rap music, though not necessarily draped in Philly wears, was still a very masculine/heavy testosterone type of music and culture.

But a change was coming. It happened slowly, but like the constant drip of water on rock, it slowly wore down the old norms. …


b-boy, Hip-Hop Investigating, music lovin’ Muslim

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