VIDEO: Hip Hop artist Bump J: “I believe that the streets of Chicago kind of turned me into a rapper”

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Justin Kaufmann and Bump J (Kyle Hampson)

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The highly influential hip hop artist Bump J joins Justin to talk about his career, how music has changed since he first started in the business, what the Chicago music scene was like when he first began rapping, who influenced him during his early years, when he realized that music was more than just a hobby, the way he has influenced the current crop of artists, working with Kanye West, why he joined a gang when he was only 13-years-old, the time he spent in prison and his new mixtape, “I Don’t Feel Rehabilitated.”

 

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