Before They Were Famous
Before They Were Famous
Michael McCrudden
Based on the popular YouTube Channel 'Before They Were Famous' with over 3 Million YouTube Subscribers & nearly 1 Billion views. This is the audio version of those recordings documenting the rise to fame of both traditional stars but mainly internet stars. Artists in rap, comedy, instagram models & YouTubers. This channel profiles who they are, where they came from and how they reached the top of the entertainment industry. Thanks for tuning in.
JOJO SIWA | Before They Were Famous | BOOMERANG, DANCE MOMS
Jojo Siwa made her debut on Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition before ending up on Dance Moms alongside Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler. She has then gone on to create a massive online following on YouTube and Instagram and has released a couple of singles like BOOMERANG and Every Girl's A Super Girl.She has collaborated with stars like Miranda Sings and Jacob Sartorius, David Dobrik and Casey Neistat and has even called out Logan Paul to do a collab.
Nov 27
10 min
ALEX JONES | AFTER They Were Famous | InfoWars Banned From YouTube
Alex Jones has made headlines once again, with Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify purging his podcasts, pages and channels from their platforms. This may be the biggest hit to an influencer in the history of social media. Depending on how you look at it, it was either a major victory against fake news and hate speech or a dangerous strike against freedom of speech. Either way, with these massive blows to his digital media empire, it's anyone's guess as to whether the conspiracy tycoon will be able to continue to rail against the deep state, peddle products like Brain Force Plus, or simply make chimpanzee noises.
Nov 27
18 min
KID BUU | Before They Were Famous | ORIGINAL Upload
There are a lot of people who are die-hard fans of Dragon Ball Z but how many of them have full-on embraced a character's style, its tattoos and adopted one's name as their rap moniker. When Kid Buu was tripping on shrooms and first introduced to Lil Xan Kid Buu were the first words that came to mind, that's how he introduced himself and the name has stuck ever since. You probably remember there was a meme circulating the web that X had gone all Kid Buu while performing at a show, not only do the two rappers share this in common. They are both from the Miami area and grew up close to their mothers while struggling to stay in school and out of trouble...
Nov 27
10 min
JASON MOMOA | Before They Were Famous | AQUAMAN
Jason Momoa has risen to the ranks of Hollywood Elite by it's been a long climb to the top with him getting his first break back as an actor way back in 1999. Oddly enough this was another series revolving around water. A Hawaii spin-off of everyone's favourite soap opera Baywatch. Prior to this Jason had plans of having become a professional rock climber and his childhood dream was to make it to the show as a hockey player but an injury put an end to this plan.
Nov 26
9 min
DAMN LONG NECK | Before They Were Famous | INSTAGRAM STAR
Damn Long Neck, also known as Daddy Long Neck became well known after posting a few videos on Instagram, including a video where he's seen dancing to Tekashi 6ix9ine and Nicki Minaj's new single Fefe inside a Walmart, and his In My Feelings challenge video, where he's seen dancing to Drake's new hit singleWe sat down in an exclusive interview with him on this episode of Before They Were Famous, where he shared with us some intimate details about his ongoing success.
Nov 26
11 min
BLOCKBUSTER | Before They Were GONE | Only 1 Store Remains
Blockbuster would become a global empire with locations in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Norway, Peru and the UK. Can you even imagine a world where you would actually get in your car and drive to a store, spend 30 minutes walking the aisles then go home to watch the latest Hollywood release. Then they would charge you extra if you failed to rewind the tape or if you were late bringing the film back. Can you imagine? Those were simpler times. I had one VHS of Hot Shots 2 starring Charlie Sheen and we racked up $100's of dollars in late fees so we started renting at Jumbo Video instead. They gave out free popcorn! Much like the title of the film The Perfect Storm so many factors came together at once to put a demise to Blockbuster Entertainment. Values at $4.6 Billion in 1997 the company only has one remaining store at the time of this recording. Them late fees became an Achilles heel— also the uprise of Netflix. A company Blockbuster passed on buying back in the year 2000. Wait till you hear which their last ever rented film was – it's gonna blow your mind.
Nov 26
11 min
DENZEL CURRY | Before They Were Famous | ZXLTRXN | Biography
Just 23 years old at the time of this recording, Denzel Curry has been active for the better part of a decade, with his first mixtape released in 2011. He first started rapping in the sixth grade, and his interest in poetry dates back even further. At first glance, Denzel Curry looks like he came from a pretty stable background. He's a high school graduate with protective parents but in his native Carol City, he lived through some pretty hard times. He lost many a friend and even his own brother who died after being tasered by the police.
Nov 25
11 min
TORONTO GRILLZ | Post Malone, Kanye West, SmokePurpp | JONATHAN RAKSHA INTERVIEW
TORONTO GRILLZ | Kanye West, Post Malone, SmokePurpp | JONATHAN RAKSHA INTERVIEW
Nov 25
22 min
TOP 5 | RAPPER GRILLZ PART 4 | (Trippie Redd, MoneyBagg Yo, SmokePurpp )
Just last week I dropped the Part 3 Rapper Grillz video and showed off to you guys my set of double tooth grillz. The reviews were outta this world and you guys demanded that I get to work on PART 4.You guys also gave me a long list of artists that you wanted me to feature in one of these grillz videos, I'm talking Kap G, Boonk Gang, Trippie Red, CJ So Cool and a guy by the name of Lil Gnar. Now I got no idea who Lil Gnar is but that sure is one icy set. I decided to hit up my jeweller Jonathon Raksha from Toronto Jewelers to help me out with this video and break down for me what some of these Grillz actually cost and what goes into makings them. Jonathon has made custom pieces for Post Malone, Kanye West Young Thug, ASAP Ferg, Joey Badass, G Eazy, SmokePurpp... the list goes on and on.
Nov 25
16 min
MURDA BEATZ | Before They Were Famous | Shane Lindstrom Biography
One of the hottest trap and hip hop producers in the world, Murda says that when he started making beats, pretty much no one believed in him. To be fair to his doubters, Murda had to overcome a lot to get to where he is today. Starting out as a white teenager in a small Canadian town, he had no industry contacts and no connections in the underground hip hop scene. What he did have was a decent musical background, strong social media skills, and the ability to identify artists who would become the future of hip hop. Check out his full Biography here:
Nov 24
14 min
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