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When the casual fan thinks of the success that Roc-A-Fella Records experienced in the late 90’s and 00’s, they tend to think about the dynamic duo of Jay-Z and Dame Dash. But the truth was part of label’s success was Kareem “Biggs” Burke.

Always one to play the background, the Harlem World citizen has finally decided to step out the shadows and joined OG Hip-Hop journalist Elliott Wilson and Brian “B. Dot Miller” on their street acclaimed Rap Radar podcast. Biggs spoke on his latest Ecuadorian inspired clothing line venture, Fourth Of November, how he was the engine behind Kanye West’s debut classic, College Dropout, and the moment Jay-Z made him a believer in his greatness.

Check out 11 things we learned from Kareem “Biggs” Burke on the Rap Radar podcast on the following pages.

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