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Jeru The Damaja’s Top 5 MCs & how Ebro & Khaled use his music


Brooklyn rapper Jeru The Damaja talks about coming up with NOTOTIOUS B.I.G. in the 1990s -- shooting down rumors he was criticizing the late artist in his songs knocking materialistic rap – and lists off his top favorite MCs of all time. Jeru also recounts how he felt when he heard about MSNBC anchor Ari Melber quoting his lyrics while reporting on the conviction of ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn, saying “I’ve seen you do it before, but it’s always different when it’s your stuff” and that “the topics” are “so appropriate”. This interview is part of a series of conversations with artists who have appeared on Melber’s hit news show “The Beat with Ari Melber”