Fat Joe On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Fat Joe On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”, Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with Bronx-born rapper and actor:

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Here’s what they got into with the man who Talib thinks may be their best hip-hop guest on the show yet:

  • Meeting Biggie and Puff for the first time at the Lyricist Lounge
  • Being raised in the Bronx by parents of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent
  • Coming up deeply immersed in the fast life of the Bronx street hustle
  • How Diamond D and Chris Lighty saved Joe’s life
  • Witnessing the birth of Big Daddy Kane, Jay-Z, Eminem, and Big L
  • Convincing Big Pun to include one of his most iconic bars on “Twinz”
  • Needing the blessing from D.I.T.C. to get on LL’s “I Shot Ya Remix”
  • How Joe got over his fear of flying
  • The energy of DJ Khaled and his early fame made in Jamaica
  • Falling into depression after losing his sister, his grandfather, and Big Pun
  • How Joe and 50 Cent squashed their longstanding beef through their shared love of Chris Lighty
  • Why Joe felt compelled to give the South their due respect
  • The brother/sister-like relationship Joe shares with rapper Remy Ma
  • If Joe thinks the broken relationship of him and Pun’s family will ever be mended

“People’s Party With Talib Kweli” is also available to give a listen via Spotify | SoundCloud | Google Play | Apple

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