“He said let’s talk and reconnect to friends who are in the same line of work,” LB recalls.
They lived in SLC until LB was seven, and then they moved to Berkeley in the Bay Area.
When LB moved to Berkeley, it was right at the time when the West Coast hip hop scene was rapidly gaining momentum.
He was seven when the Sugar Hill Gang released Rapper’s Delight, a phenomenal hit that proved hip hop could generate broad appeal.
“I was surrounded by so much new hip hop that I realized that I didn’t need musical training to do it.