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No Trivia: In praise of 92Q Labor Day weekend; August's best music

No Trivia: In praise of 92Q Labor Day weekend; August's best music

Holiday weekends in Baltimore mean local rap-and-R&B station 92Q opens up a little bit and allows its DJs to go nuts. For all intents and purposes, Labor Day or Memorial Day or Fourth of July becomes the centerpiece of days-long mixes with DJs rotating in and out, chewing on the edges of what's buzzing in the streets but not in the offices of music label executives (yet), pandering (in the best sense) to the city's desire to hear hopped-up club music, and wandering down whatever nostalgia-trip rabbit hole they feel like wandering down and coming up with crowd-pleasing hits and near-hits from the past 30 years of black pop. The station-approved dozen or so songs that receive play...

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