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A Breukelen Story: Rah Digga

Rah Digga Talks Recording in Biggie's Hood in the '90s on "A Breukelen Story" [PREMIERE]

Rah Digga is the latest hip-hop legend to share her Brooklyn story in A Breukelen Story, the 14-track collaborative project between veteran emcee, Masta Ace, and renowned producer Marco Polo.

Though a New Jersey native, Rah delved into to early days of her time visiting Brooklyn to record music during her burgeoning rap career in the mid-'90s.

"I spent a lot of time in Brooklyn catching the train from Jersey to BK before I became the 'signed' artist," Rah says in the video. "I definitely did a lot of the 'please, listen to my demo.'"

The first lady of Flipmode Squad talks about meeting her manager who was based out of the Biggie's old block on Fulton and St. James. She also gives a shout out to famed hood favorite, Kum Kau Chinese food restaurant nearby on Mrytle Ave.

She went on to tell an anecdote about traveling to the area in 1995 to buy weed so she could write and record a song.

"I still needed to write that third verse," she says. "In this time, third verses were everything."

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A Breukelen Story, released via Fat Beats Records, also features skits, songs, and, appearances from legends such as Styles P, M.O.P's Lil Fame, and Pharoahe Monch, and rising rappers, such as Marlon Craft.

Watch Rah Digga's story above and more episodes featuring Masta Ace & Marco Polo, Smif 'n' WessunSadat X, and Roxanne Shante.

Stream the A Breukelen Story album below.