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Last year D.C.’s Sockets Records—working in partnership with True Panther Sounds—released the debut record by Brooklyn’s Fly Girlz. On Da’ Brats From Da’ Ville six teenage MCs rapped over tracks composed by Nathan Corbin, a member of weirdo-industrial-improv group Excepter. The record was a big success. It bridged the hipster-to-local divide. It got on morning edition. Fashionable magazines dug it.
And now doe-eyed ladies in mod-garb strut to it.
Tracks from the Da’ Brats From Da’ Ville were recently used to soundtrack Proenza Schouler’s autumn/winter 2010 runway show. Scope a video here.