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Legendary rapper Bun B came through to the “Ed Lover Show!” After figuring out which one of them is the OG between the two, Bun talked about growing up watching Ed Lover on Yo! MTV Raps and being inspired by it. He discusses how he decided that MCing was what he wanted to do, and revealed some of the MCs, such as Chubb Rock and Heavy D, that served as influences and motivation for him. He explains why MCing was his last hope, and the early steps he took to become the best MC he could be, including reading the encyclopedia.

He also explains why, when he got to a certain point, knowing how to rap wasn’t enough, and there was more work he had to do to get to the money. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive interview from the “Ed Lover Show.”

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