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A Secret History of New Kids On The Block

Chuck Eddy, Throat Culture, 1992

"Rap is a toilet, not a design for a toilet, or a better toilet...It is the first toilet. It is a toilet for sitting on, not a toilet for looking at or being appreciated. You sit on that music...We didn't sound like anybody else, that's all. I mean we didn't sound like the black rappers because we weren't black. And because we were brought up on a different kind of atmosphere and Saturday morning cartoons, and so 'Funky Funky Christmas' and 'Landlord Inferno' and all those were our version of the toilet. We were building our own toilets."
— Donnie Wahlberg, 1998, Wahlberg Remembers: The Rolling Stone Interviews

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