Often, when our favorite artists get popular, their come-up gets obscured behind their explosion onto the scene. But the truth is, your favorite artist was hustling long before their “overnight success.” In The Ed Lover Show‘s “Behind The Hip Hop” segment, you get a close look into the hustle of hip hop’s hottest artists and how they worked to make a name for themselves.

Click on the audio player above to hear about Doug E. Freshs come up, from forming of the Get Fresh Crew to the recording of “The Show,” which launched his and Slick Rick‘s careers, and beyond. Find out how Doug E. Fresh made hip hop history in this exclusive clip from the “Ed Lover Show.”

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