Episode 52 pays homage to Philly's own Ruffhouse Records. Home of Cypress Hill, Lauryn Hill, The Fugees, Tim Dog, The Goats, Kris Kross, and once, DMX and Nasty Nas! This interview driven episode features Ruffhouse CEO Chris Schwartz. We discuss how Schoolly D was an intricate part in helping Ruffhouse get started. We learn about Fugees' early struggles before their monstrous success. We find out Chris passed on Arrested Development, The Roots and House of Pain. We learn how Tommy Motolla took back Nas. We talk Kool Keith, Tim Dog, Lauryn Hill, Mountain Brothers, The Goats and everything Ruffhouse-related.
If you've read Chris Schwartz's book "Ruffhouse", you're going to love this episode. If you haven't, then you're really going to love this episode. Be sure to check it out https://www.amazon.com/Ruffhouse-Streets-Philly-Top-Charts/dp/1635765994
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