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In Rap's Hometown, an Icy Reception

Rob Tannenbaum, The New York Times, 28 April 1991

THE MARQUEE'S experiment with rap concerts didn't last long. The small club, in the Chelsea section of Manhattan, usually presents alternative-rock bands. But after the Ritz canceled a show featuring the rap groups Run-D.M.C. and EPMD, the Marquee decided to book the acts for two nights earlier this month.

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