well… i’m not sure what to say other than i really thought ebony bones was art for real and now i’m told it’s not so. ‘i guess we’ll always have NY’ is a steady copy of the yeahyeahyeahs ‘gold lion’ released 2007. she worked jahmal tonge’s (of the carps) 1,2,1,2,3 WAVE YOUR FLAG schtick into some TO THE LEFT part of her act.
i know if you have read below i feel that artists are vessels; i believe in the power of collective consciousness, zeitgeist that type of thing… but we must also give credit where credit is due too. that’s also a part of artists’ accountability. to try your damnedest not to be a part of the appropriation that propelled many stars into fame n fortune of the backs of lesser known geniuses (a la big mama thornton).