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The Lecco’s Lemma Collection contains nearly 300 artist demos that were given to Magnus, as well as nearly 200 recordings of the show made by Willie “Loco” Alexander, who regularly taped the show throughout its run. The Lecco’s Lemma Collection consists of artist demo tapes and broadcasts from the Lecco’s Lemma radio show, a rap music show that was founded by Magnus Johnstone and ran from 1985 to 1988 on local college radio stations WMBR (88.1 FM) and WZBC (90.3 FM). The Lecco’s Lemma Collection contains both artist demos that were given to Magnus, as well as recordings of the show made by Willie “Loco” Alexander, who regularly taped the show throughout its run.

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This collection was made possible, in part, by a grant from the UMass President’s Creative Economy Initiative Fund and through the support of the Boston Public Library.

 
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