We’re obtaining yet review at minutes in Hip Hop background many thanks to A&E’s Origins of Hip Hop. The collection will apparently highlight the beginning tales of numerous of our preferred musicians by not just speaking to them, however with their pals, relative, and also partners. The artists will certainly review their youths, barriers they have actually dealt with, and also exactly how they climbed to popularity, and also in a clip, Fat Joe outlined the minute he ended up being “Joey Crack.” 

“Since two years old, he’s Fat Joey forever,” claimed Joe. “When I was in junior high they would bully me every day. You know, I’m not gonna lie, it’s scary looking out the classroom window knowing that there’s 20 guys waiting to beat my ass. They never fought me fair. They would always jump me.”

Fat Joe
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When he was more youthful, Fat Joe clarified that he had a buddy called Leonard and also they would certainly do all the enjoyable child tasks like play computer game. Then, someday, those harasses faced Leonard and also asked why he was associating Joe. The rap artist claimed that Leonard allow it be recognized that Joe was his pal.

“They were like, ‘Well if you don’t jump him with us, we’re gonna beat you up every day too — and my friend Leonard jumped me with them,” Fat Joe exposed. “I went home and I cried for so many hours. I had a black hoodie on, black jeans and black Timberland chukkas. I’m tying my chukkas over and over again and I was like, ‘I don’t give a f*ck I swear to God, giving it to everybody. That was the birth of Joey Crack.”

“That resembled, ‘I do not provide a f*ck concerning no one, respect no one, I am giving it to everybody. My heart transformed black that day; I simply shed it.”

Fans can tune in on Monday (May 30) to view the best episode of Origins of Hip Hop to listen to the remainder of Fat Joe’s tale.