Host: Ivan Angelovski
Hip-Hop was part of the Tri-City Area music scene since the 1990’s. In the club called The Twist, for example, on Marsland Drive, people could hear Public Enemy, Ice-T and Vanilla Ice, along with all the local hip hop artists.
Now, many of these places, the artists, and their intersecting stories from over the last three decades have been mapped on tricityhiphop.com
We’re talking with Sam Nabi, the person who’s most responsible for setting up the map, and Tait Garret, hip hop artist and producer who is featured on the map.
There’s even a pin for Radio Waterloo there, so be sure to check it out at https://tricityhiphop.com/
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The music was Blackroom by Moby, courtesy of mobygratis.com