Way Black When

Rapper Lupe Fiasco recalls the time Jay-Z called him “one of the best writers of our time.”

Singer and reality TV star Ray J remembers when he met the legendary Michael Jackson for the first time.

Gospel’s Jonathan Nelson credits his musical success to his choir director, the late Dr. Nathan Carter of Morgan State University. – divas

R&B sensation Monica reflects on an intimate moment with her mentor Whitney Houston who she credits for shaping her career.

R&B sensation El DeBarge reflects on his experience at the Motown 25 Anniversary Special and being surrounded by Motown’s best.

Atlanta-artist Fahamu Pecou talks about how his grandfather inspired him to be the best crackhead (If that’s what he wanted to be.) http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1121169,tbid:”8″});

While partying at Club Tempo, MC Slick Rick took a minute talk about who inspired him to become an MC in this installment of Way Black When. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1121162,tbid:”7″});

Rapper Rob Base talks about why rapper Grandmaster Flash inspired him in this installment of Way Black When. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1120780,tbid:”6″});

R&B singer talks about how Charlotte gospel singer John P. Kee inspired him to be a singer.