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Malcolm McLaren Dead At 64

The greatest culture appropriator in pop music, Malcolm McLaren, died of cancer in NYC today at the age of 64. UDPATE: The location of McLaren’s death was actually Switzerland, not NYC as was first reported. “He had been suffering from cancer for some time, but recently had been full of health, which then rapidly deteriorated,” McLaren’s spokesman Les Molloy told …

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80’s Flashback

Malcolm McLaren, Madame Butterfly, 1984. One of my absolute favorites of the decade. There’s not much to the video, just a bunch of bored Robert Palmer girls pouting in a sauna, but man this track used to kill during morning music sets at Fort Lauderdale’s Copa. Wait for Betty Ann White’s last note. Take it away, Cho Cho.

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