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"Kool Thing" was the first major label single from Sonic Youth's 1990 album Goo. Although he is never mentioned by name, the song's lyrics contain several references to LL Cool J. Kim Gordon's lyrics make reference to several of the rapper's works, including the single "Radio" and the album Walking With a Panther. She also repeats the line "I don't think so", which appears in LL Cool J's "Going Back to Cali". Chuck D… read more

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  • fuck yes
  • @ingoherzke Chuck D recorded the dialogue part in the song, but Kim wrote the lyrics based on an interview she made with LL Cool J.
  • ... and Kim Gordon just has one sexy motherfucking voice. [6]
  • @clash_vinny LOL it's not LL Cool J, it's Chuck D, isn't it?
  • Kim Gordon just has one sexy motherfucking voice. [5]
  • LOL It's LL Cool J who says HE owns these cars, not Kim.
  • the koolest thing in this song is kim's voice. omg it's so amazing
  • The irony is Kim starts off the interview saying she owns a Benz, an Audi, a BMW, and a Porsche. So oppressed!
  • i just wanna know, what are you gonna do for me? i mean are u gonna liberate us girls from male white corporate oppression?
  • Kim Gordon just has one sexy motherfucking voice. [4]

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