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D’Ette Nogle Does the Dougie

D'Ette Nogle,'Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (Teach Me How to Dougie),' 2009. (Courtesy the artist and Clifton Benevento)

Stroll into Clifton Benevento’s booth at NADA to see the two slick new Zak Kitnick metal pieces hanging on their back wall, and chances are you will hear some music coming from around a corner.

“Can you teach me how to dougie?” a man sings. “You know why? ‘Cause all the bitches love me. All I need is a beat that’s super bumping, and for you, you, and you to back it up and dump it!” It’s a snippet of the Cali Swag District’s “Teach Me How to Dougie,” and it’s playing on loop in a video by Los Angeles artist D’Ette Nogle. Read More