How A Dream Black Thought Ultimately Led To J. Period Of "Rise Up"

HipHop News Posted on July 19, 2019 at 8:06am

How A Dream Black Thought Ultimately Led To J. Period Of "Rise Up"

#DXCLUSIVE: The mixtape king.

New York, NY – in Love with classic Hip-Hop films like Krush Groove and Beat Street, mixtape king J. Period will be moved to Brooklyn from her hometown of Los Angeles in 1999. At the time, the DJ scene was in full bloom and slid to the right in the thick of it.

"Even growing up on the West Coast, just New York Hip-Hop sensibility," he says Period HipHopDX. "That was what I listened to. I don't listen to West Coast Hip Hop as much, until I stepped back and realized everything that was in my bloodstream by be out of here..focused on the ad {

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"But I always wanted to be near New York city, the Hip Hop from the moment I saw the Rhythm of the Street. In my mind, that was what the Hip Hop universe looked and felt. It was Beat the Street and wanted to be close to that."

What he could not have predicted was its close relationship with The Roots, which began to take shape in the year 2006.

"I had done the Nas mixtape and landed in The


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