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DJ Paul 'Story to Tell' Playlist

Three 6 Mafia, “Live by Yo Rep”:

The first time I heard Three 6 Mafia came courtesy of “Live by Yo Rep” — a.k.a. “B.O.N.E. Dis.” In 1995, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony was one of the world’s hottest rap groups. Out to make a name for itself, Three 6 Mafia accused the Cleveland collective of jacking its style, flow and subject matter. The two factions would eventually squash their beef and become amicable, but not before verbally sparring across several records.

Andrew Barber is the owner/creator of Fake Shore Drive, a Chicago-based media, management and events company founded in 2007. Andrew is also a playlist curator, published music journalist, artist manager, brand and record label consultant and media personality. Andrew currently sits as Governor of The Recording Academy’s Grammy board. His radio show, The Drive on Shade 45, airs weekly on SiriusXM, and has been on air for over six years. He has also hosted programming on MTV and one of Chicago’s top radio stations, 107.5 WGCI-FM. As a journalist, Andrew has been published in publications such as VICE, Complex, Fader, XXL, Mass Appeal and more. Andrew’s company, Fake Shore Drive, has been instrumental in the rise of Chicago’s hip-hop scene, having helped cultivate the careers of Chance the Rapper, Chief Keef, Lil Durk, Vic Mensa and the many other gold- and platinum-selling artists.

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