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Arrested Development

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Da Lench Mob, Ice Cube, Arrested Development: Looking for a reason in rhyme

Report by David Toop, The Times, 12 March 1993

The angry sound of inner-city America is giving way to a stronger, more reflective and more commercial rap. David Toop reports ...

Arrested Development: Town & Country Club, London

Live Review by John Harris, New Musical Express, 27 March 1993


Arrested Development: 3 Years, 5 Months And 2 Days In The Life Of... (Cooltempo)

Review by Jim Arundel, Melody Maker, 23 May 1992


Mercury Rev, Arrested Development, Charlie Hunter Trio: Lollapolooza: Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View CA

Live Review by Eric Weisbard, L.A. Weekly, 8 July 1993

PASSING THROUGH San Francisco (the fourth stop on the tour) last Tuesday, Lollapalooza '93 showed signs of going to seed: the electronic billboard above the ...

Speech: "Sampling is like picking up a spirit."

Interview by Jon Young, Musician, June 1994

SECOND ALBUMS are traditionally harder to make than first ones. Was that true for Arrested Development with Zingalamaduni? ...

Arrested Development: Jazz Cafe, London

Live Review by David Bennun, Melody Maker, 11 July 1992

THE PROPS: wooden trunks and barrels. Suspiciously trim sacks marked "Beans", "Wheat", "Coffee". An olde-style Western Pacific railway board and a steamboat placard. A clothesline ...

Arrested Development: Town and Country Club, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 18 March 1993

ATLANTA hip hoppers Arrested Development are the very antithesis of Ice Cube, whose tour they follow by just a few days. They counter Cube's scatter-gun ...

Arrested Development: 3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days in the Life Of... (Cooltempo/Chrysalis)

Review by Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 19 May 1992

'Man's Final Frontier'; 'Mama's Always On Stage'; 'People Everyday'; 'Blues Happy'; 'Mr. Wendal'; 'Children Play With Earth'; 'Raining Revolution'; 'Fishin' 4 Religion'; 'Give A Man ...

Arrested Development: Bimbo's, San Francisco

Live Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, August 1994

AT ARRESTED Development concerts, its not enough to wave your hands around; "put your souls up" is the cry. Three songs in, Speech stopped everything ...

Arrested Development

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Speech, b. Todd Thomas, 25 October 1968, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; DJ Headliner, b. Timothy Barnwell, 26 July 1967, New Jersey; Montsho Eshe, b. Temelca Gaither, ...

Arrested Development: Astoria, London

Live Review by Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 29 December 1992

THERE ARE THOSE amongst the hardcore rap community who think Arrested Development's down home, rural southern porch-sitting image is a stereotyped one that will prove ...

Arrested Development: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Andrew Mueller, Melody Maker, 1 October 1994

IT TAKES A while, but I finally work out what it is they remind me of. ...

Rural Revolution: Arrested Development

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Vogue, February 1993

THE NAME suggests a grungy Midwest punk band, but Arrested Development is actually a black rap family based in Atlanta. Like the "Native Tongue" groups ...


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