Rappin' About Urbanism

Finnish architect Tuomas Toivonen has just released an album of urbanism- and architecture-themed rap songs.

Dan Hill reviews Toivonen's performance of the album, and points to a video from the album, "U is for Utopia".

"Put simply, which is probably the best way with something like this, ‘Urbanism in the House' is a record - and yes, on vinyl - that consists largely of a smart history of modern architecture and urbanism delivered in Tuomas' Finnish-accented rap and set to metronomic house backdrop. Of course! Toivonen points out that house is the most architectural of genres, after all ...'

NOW from Antti Seppänen on Vimeo.

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