Remembering Rammellzee
Friday July 23rd 2010,
Filed under: Bronx Bombers,Get Off My Link,Rest In Peace
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Dave Tompkins wrote a great piece remembering his friend Rammellzee recently:

Canticle for Rip Cord Rex

Phone conversation with myself and Rammellzee (first voice), from October, 19th, 2007:

“You like oysters, boss?”
“Sure.”
“I’ve got a spot over here for you. We can watch the boats sink.”
“Okay.”
“I’ll let you hold the bomb.”
“Thanks.”
“Do you know anyone at the Smithsonian Institute?”
“Working on that one.”
“You need to talk to someone in the Department of Space.”
“Okay.”
“The Andromeda Galaxy is going to be here in 5 million years. It will consume this galaxy.”
“Uh-oh.”
“This means something to me.”
“Of course.”
“It’s sending a master blaster radio cloud ahead of itself.”
“When?”
“That one will be here in 10,000 years.”
“Shit.”
“I know it’s a little far off, but you might want to take a look at it.”
“And finish my book before it happens?”
“EXACTLY!”
“Okay.”

Time enough.

While you’re there, order his book How To Wreck A Nice Beach. I finally did.


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THE ALL MIGHTY Rammellzee REST IN POWERS !

Comment by WHUT:BM 07.23.10 @

dude was on that space shit before most dudes was on they space shit

Comment by gstatty 07.23.10 @

I posted a link to this article 4 weeks ago! Catch up! http://bit.ly/RIP_Rammellzee

Comment by AWKWORD 07.26.10 @

I got a chance to go to Ram-Z’s crib/lab years ago, before he moved to battery park city. It will take another 10 years before people even begin to recognize how what an influential artist he was.

Comment by keatso 07.26.10 @



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