Special Ed, hailing from Brooklyn NY, best known for “I got it made” and I’m the magnificent” is one of the most influential emcees in Hip-Hop. With the 1989 release of “The Youngest in Charge” album which was an album that was recorded when he was 16. In 1990 he released his album Legal with the singles “come on let’s move it and “The Mission.”
He was later a member of the Crooklyn Dodgers, an ad hoc group who came together to perform for the Spike Lee films titled “Clockers” and “Crooklyn.” His latest release “Still got it made” was released on 2004.
In this video Special Ed discusses the making of his hit recording I Got It Made and some thoughts on Rick Ross & John Legend and the current state of Hip Hop.
True Hip-Hop Stories is a series from D-Nice, a Hip Hop discjockey, beatboxer, rapper, producer, photographer who began his career in the mid-80s with the hip hop group boogie down productions. You can check out his website http://www.d-nice.com