Pistol Pete aka "King of Rikers Island" interviews real life prisoners and celebs that have done hard time and shares his personal experiences along with his guests amazing stories of how they survived and persevered. This should inspire Americas youth to avoid the same trappings and mistakes and understand that nothing is worth doing the time. Take the hard road not the easy one. Prison is full of hardship and pain. Know that.
PETE RAPS UP HIS WALK WITH N.O.R.E (PART 2)
These two legends finish their walk around the yard and break down some real insights form NORE that he has never shared before. NORE talks about his love for Big Pun and his relationship and admiration for Terror Squad and covers how Drink Champs came about and how it originally failed on Sirius XM and Jay Z calls him up about the podcast.
REGGAETON RAPPER N.O.R.E. KICKS OFF SEASON 4 WITH AN EPIC TWO PART PIECE, PRISON TO DRINK CHAMPS
N.O.R.E. formerly known as Noreaga, has had a major impact on HipHop music and the Latino influence on Rap. He sits down with Pistol Pete and share never heard stories about getting busted doing time, honing his battle rapping skills in the prison yard and how his Puerto Rican roots helped shape his music and his values. NORE covers everything from his days with Capone to Big Pun, Cuban Link and Fat Joe to is current hit show and podcast Drink Champs.
STEVE LOBEL PART II - "What goes up comes down. Stay humble"
Check out the second and final piece of this epic interview with Steve Lobel as he shares with Pete how he deals in the street world from Crips and Bloods from Compton to Brooklyn and every one in between and the connects into corporate world to make sure every opportunity is explored for his artists and friends while staying true to who he is. And now Steve works just as hard at helping under privileged kids get off the streets and providing adults with drug addiction a way out through the use of music as therapy. Enjoy
"I'm riding my BMX at 13 , the cops roll up and arrest me for armed robbery" Music Icon Steve Lobel
If you follow the Hiphop music business you already know Steve Lobel. His name is legendary in the Rap game. He has been a cornerstone since the 80's when he hung out with the Run DMC crew Jam Master J and others. His story is unique. He had his share of challenges with the law like many that he had to overcome. His addiction weren't with drugs or alcohol, but robbing. Once he starts making it in the Rap music game, he thinks his days getting mixed up with the law are over, but his success drew attention from those in law enforcement that had a racial agendas . Eventually, Steve overcame it all and his association with Run DMC lead to Fat Joe, Big Pun, Raul, Flex, Armageddon and Bone Thugs and Harmony sets his career in motion, but being around the streets, brushes with the law continued... This is Part One of an epic interview...
TUPAC WAS MY CHILDHOOD FRIEND BEFORE WE GOT INTO HIP HOP
Outlawz Rap member E.D.I. MEAN talks about growing up in New York and then moving to California and getting involved early in the hip hop game through his childhood buddy , Tupac. EDI shares how he had brushes with the law and how people around him were there to get him back on the music path. He breaks down his trips to Clinton penitentiary to visit Tupac and how that experience and the stayed with them and motivated them to do what they needed to not end up there.He talks about how after Tupacs death the group moved ahead and was working with Death Row Records and Suge Knight. After a series of hit albums with the Outlawz, EDI has continued to make his own music and release his own tracks and collaborations through his production company.
“BANGING GETS YOU IN JAIL FOR A VERY LONG TIME OR DEAD”.
From the time he was 9, South Central’s Blood gang member Kaybe was getting in trouble with the law. He remembers stealing the neighborhood ice ladies pursue and getting caught and and twelve he was arrested for carrying a gun. Things got serious after that and by 16 he was charged for armed robbery, ski mask and all. His first stint in jail he saw young men his age hanging themselves because they couldn’t handle the life behind bars. After he got out and saw the destruction that occurred in his own neighborhood with the killing of Nipsey Hussle, Kaybe make the hardest decision he ever faced. He pulled back from banging and started going down the right side of the street. He now manages some aspiring young rappers from South Central and tries to steer them from banging on the streets as he always says, “ Banging gets you either in jail or dead”. This is a story of a man who has been there and done it all and now is walking the talk.
Crazy real talk from the guest!...
All of our youngsters need to be listening 👂🏽to all the many guest testimonies and be really appreciative that people care enough to share their most personal experiences, only to say, take heed to these messages “Don’t Do What I Did” and find yourself caught up in this racist system of ours that we call “JUSTICE” - these people are trying to destroy our young kids. PRICELESS - GEMS 💎
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