Where It All Began

Where It All Began

2 Seasons

When did you first fall in love with Hip-Hop? Where It All Began looks at artists' relationships with Hip-Hop before they were famous. Kendrick Lamar, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Big Daddy Kane, 9th Wonder and many more share stories about the people, places, music and events that made them want to pursue a career in Hip-Hop.

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Where It All Began
  • Where It All Began: Who introduced you to Hip-Hop?

    Episode 1

    Every journey has a beginning. Where It All Began, takes a look at the musical journey of many Hip-Hop luminaries. DJ Jazzy Jeff, Kendrick Lamar, Termanology, Ski Beatz, The Kid Daytona, Chuuwee, Serius Jones, Skyzoo, and Stic Man (from Dead Prez) recall who first introduced them to Hip-Hop.

  • Where It All Began: What's the first music you bought with your own money?

    Episode 2

    What's the first music you bought with your own money? We asked that same question to Big Daddy Kane, DJ Jazzy Jeff, 9th Wonder, Murs, Kendrick Lamar, XV, Statik Selektah, Fashawn, tabi Bonney, Skyzoo, Serius Jones, Rapsody, Skillz and Stic Man. Many of their answers will surprise you.

  • Where It All Began: Who was your first favorite rapper?

    Episode 3

    Who was your first favorite rapper? We asked Big Daddy Kane, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Kendrick Lamar, Murs, Statik Selektah, Freddie Gibbs, 9th Wonder, Stic Man, Skyzoo, Chuuwee, Skillz, tabi Bonney and more. The answers ranged from EPMD to 2Pac and everything in between. Check out who was you favorite ...

  • Where It All Began: When did you first experience Hip-Hop in person?

    Episode 4

    Remember the first time you experienced Hip-Hop in person? Big Daddy Kane, Kendrick Lamar, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Skillz, XV, Stic Man, Rapsody, The Kid Daytona, Murs and Statik Selektah tell the stories of their first live encounter with the culture that would become their livelihood.

  • Where It All Began: When Did You Know Hip-Hop is What You Wanted to Do?

    Episode 5

    Dead Prez's Stic Man, Murs, Ski Beatz, The Kid Daytona, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Skillz, Rapsody, Statik Selektah, Termanology, Fashawn, 9th Wonder and more reminisce about when they knew they wanted to pursue music as a career. Each had a unique moment in time but the common theme was an undeniable passi...