Posted by: Ryan Allen on August 18, 2008 at 1:09 pm

It might be unknown to some, but Chuck Inglish — one half of neon-hued Chicago hip-hoppers Cool Kids — originally hails from Detroit. Those in the know, however, are going to get a healthy reminder of Inglish’s hometown pride during a verse from Cool Kids’ “Pennies”; a verse that is dedicated almost entirely to Bad Boys-era Detroit Pistons. Shout outs to Chuck Daly (aka “Daddy Rich”), Auburn Hills, MI (“home of the Palace” obvs), and our boy Isiah Thomas not only remind us of how awesome it was to be alive in 1989 and 1990, but also make us yearn for the days that the Pistons dominated teams by basically beating the living shit out of them, you know, physically. It’s hammer time, ya’ll! Click here to stream/download. (Via Gorilla Vs Bear) — Ryan Allen

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Posted by: Johnny Loftus on June 2, 2008 at 1:00 pm

The Cool Kids, The Bake Sale EP (Chocolate Industries, 2008)

Listen: “Bassment Party”

Bake Sale features official versions of all the songs Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks got all famous on. “Black Mags,” “Mikey Rocks,” “Gold and a Pager,” “88.” It fills out with some new songs, too, but don’t expect the production to go all big money and wow you with layers — this Sale is sparse in both bass and frills. The Read more

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