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the local sound

What They're Listening to at 168th Street and Fort Washington Avenue

  • Arnaldo RamirezTechnician“Es Mejor Olvidarlo,” Zion y Lennox

  • David AlvarezOffice assistant“Kokain,” Rammstein

  • Victor BajanaStudent“Rolling 25 Deep,” DJ Kay Slay with Stack Bundles

  • Erica Metzger-HareHospital administrator“Hallelujah,” Rufus Wainwright

  • Jose ChavezTaxi driver“Llamasa (Merengue),” Los Cuatro Alegres Dominicanos

  • Jose ReyesStudent“He Can Only Hold Her,” Amy Winehouse

  • Ning DongComputer engineerChinese novel, No More Life by Lu Yao

  • Jennifer WellesCommunity organizer“La Camisa Negra,” Juanes

—Miriam Datskovsky