EP 15 - Kareem “Biggs” Burke (Co-Founder of Roc-A-Fella Records) + Heading to Tokyo For The Murakami Jewelry Collab, Gold BB Money Counter & more
Published September 26, 2019
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    Today’s episode is brought to you by @klekt
    Welcome to Behind The Baller Podcast with Ben Baller aka The Forrest Gump of Hip Hop. Up top he’s here to discuss: Dealing with sick kids, Being back from Vegas, Heading to Tokyo, bathroom blowup at The Beverly Center, picking up a Murakami x Ben Baller collaboration, Thanks to Cousin James, All Gold BB money counter on NTWRK, Klekt Giveaway & more. Then it’s an honor & a privilege to have Kareem “Biggs” Burke (Co-Founder of Roc-A-Fella Records) in the Million Dollar Man Cave to discuss: Knowing each other for 25+ years, Being from Harlem, New York & all the, Paid in Full, Meeting Damon Dash & Jay-Z, Jay-Z vs. DMX in 1994, Initial investment into Roc-A-Fella, Jay-Z & Big L, going to Middle School with him, Roc-A-Fella was about to sign Big L, The Power of The Label, Mentality during the rise and not enjoying the fame, Leaving Priority Records, Kanye West signing with Roc-A-Fella & championing his first Two Records, Top Moments at Roc-A-Fella, Who invented the term Culture Vulture, Roc-A-Fella chains, The difficultly of fashion & Roc-A-Wear, going to prison on conspiracy & reflection, NFL & Jay-Z, Business Advice & the journey, The difference between a businessman and a hustler, his film O.G., some personal Ish & more. Then Ben comes back with the outro to discuss: How important it is that this information travels down to the younger generation, registering to vote, the best beef in the world & a whole lot more. Produced by: The Dust BrothersMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw(@yuyuthemaker)
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