Sunday, July 3, 2022

Grandmaster Caz, Fab 5 Freddy and More Talk ‘Origins of Hip Hop’ on Red Carpet | WATCH

*The premiere of A&E’s “Origins of Hip Hop” premiered Memorial Day weekend with an episode about venerable Bronx emcee Fat Joe.

Produced by Brian Turner, Slane Hatch Phoenix Sky Maulella, and narrated by Nas, “Origins of Hip Hop” is a masterfully shot and earnest film experience that gives the viewer an intimate and detailed look into the circumstances that helped launch the careers of some of the most influential names in rap music and urban culture.

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Aside from Fat Joe, the series will shine light on the cultural roots of Eve, Ice-T, Busta Rhymes, Ja Rule, Fat Joe, DJ Khaled, Soren Baker and Swizz Beats.

“For me hip-hop is like a rollercoaster, it started on its wheels but once it goes through all those turns and flips, you don’t know what direction it’s going to go in, but guess what? It always ends up back on its wheels…” – Grandmaster Caz

EURweb was in attendance at the New York City premiere at Times Center in Times Square. The red carpet was packed and bustling as such names as Ja Rule, Bobby Brown, Fab 5 Freddy, Dapper Dan, legendary Grandmaster Caz and many other celebrities and influencers.

Check out the videos and questions posed by Ricardo A. Hazell. “Origins of Hip Hop” episode 2 will center on Busta Rhymes and takes us back to the birth of the myth, the man, the legend that is Busta Rhymes.

Ricardo A. Hazell began his career in journalism in 1996 as a Research Intern for the prestigious Editor & Publisher Co. His byline has appeared in The Root, Washington Post, Black Enterprise and he helped define culture within the African Diaspora as Senior Cultural Contributor at The Shadow League. Currently working on the semi-autobiographical novel "Remorse".




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