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Eternal Sunshine: The 10-Year Anniversary of Jay Electronica’s ‘Act 1’

Source: Richie Williamson

On Jay Electronica’s Act 1 and why sometimes the question is more important than the answer

While Hip Hop fans around the world commemorate the ten-year anniversary of Jay Electronica’s debut release, Act 1: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge), we celebrate both one of the most enigmatic rappers of all time, and one of the most fearlessly experimental rap releases to ever dawn upon the digital age. Act 1 first hit the Internet via Myspace in 2007, back when Myspace was still cool, or cooler anyway, and the website slash social hub hybrid was the generally accepted way to flaunt personal profile pages, and premiere new music projects similar to the way SoundCloud works now.

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