VIDEO:88 Keys Sold His First Beats To J-Live For $3000

JLBarrow • January 12, 2010 • No Comments

In part two of his interview with Media Gasface 88 Keys says Mos Def and J-Live rescued him from homelessness…

Parents Don’t Understand from Gasface on Vimeo.

(Spotted @Nahright)

Two blocks away from his Harlem home, 88-Keys sits back and recalls the day Q-Tip introduced him to a little detroiter named Jay-Dee during a Beats, Rhymes and Life recording session. Back in 1994, Dilla hadn’t accomplished much yet, but somehow skillz recognized skillz, and 88 gave him a beat-tape with his beeper number on it… (props to Gasface)

Another Day Another Dilla from Gasface on Vimeo.

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