January 19: Kareem “Biggs” Burke Was Born. (1974)
January 19, 1974 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Kareem “Biggs” Burke was born in Harlem, New York. Biggs would grow up to: (1) co-found Roc-A-fella Records and Rocawear with Dame Dash and JAY-Z, (2) executive produce, (3) have a management company Circle Of Success, (4) serve 4 years in prison for conspiring to distribute greenery and (5) .
Y’all think we would have the ROC without him?
Now that you mention it? Nope. Things might’ve went different.
Disagree. There would have been another silent one with dough.
Right, that’s why I said things would of been different.
No sir. At least not the ROC we know of today, at least