January 5: Bizzy Bone Robbed By The Crips. (2009)

January 1, 2009 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Bizzy Bone was set up by two females and relieved of $35,000 worth of jewels by some Grape Street Watts Crips while in Los Angeles.

The Stick Up

ABOVE: Bizzy Bone Robbed (footage)

However, with the rise of digital technology and the internet, traditional music television channels faced challenges in adapting to new consumption patterns. The Box eventually succumbed to these changes, ceasing its operations in the early 2000s.

ABOVE: Bizzy Bone Recalls The Robbery

The Legacy

If you recall, this is the incident Wack 100 brought up when he accused Bizzy of snitching during round 1 of the Migos “beef” – however no paperwork was ever produced.

The legacy of The Box lives on in the memories of those who experienced the thrill of requesting and watching their favorite music videos in real-time, marking a significant chapter in the history of music television.

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