So what's this all about?
I'm 'Crusty' Wilson and I've founded, launched and now edit this site. I've been hip-hop's biggest fans since the late-1990s.
I worked in music publishing, where I got introduced to hip-hop and soon got hooked. I've followed the legends in the hip-hop world, seen careers rise and fall and have started this site to record all that I know, have seen or researched.
I started writing my own articles about hip-hop after going to “The Up in Smoke Tour” in San Diego in 2000. I was at the second night in Anaheim. It was one of the biggest, most successful and most slick rap tours ever, at a time when arena tours were still relatively rare for the genre. Eminem, fresh off his best album 'The Marshall Mathers LP' was there with Dr. Dre, Warren G, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and best of all, a reunion of N.W.A. (minus Eazy-E of course). It's one of my best life experiences.Continue Reading