Here, five individuals associated with RAR share their memories of Boston back then, what they gained from having RAR in their lives, and how, in 2019, we can continue to honor the groundwork RAR laid for a better Boston.
AROUND MY WAY: JEFE REPLAY
“I don’t want to be tough or anything near tough—I understand what tough brings.”
THE PULL UP
Photos by John Brewer “We try to position each artist on the lineup as their own thing, and try to promote them as a star. … We aren’t just trying to put people on a bill and have a show.” “It was [Jay-Z’s] Hard Knock Life Tour.” DJ Real P, a rapper, DJ, and promoter […]
Photos by John Brewer How Cambridge MC Millyz skipped Harvard and MIT to go worldwide Historically, categorically, and definitely musically, Cambridge is a lot more than the Hub’s little brother. One of the first towns settled in Mass (as Newe Towne), Cambridge has a legacy all its own. It’s a thriving mini-metropolis that has forever […]
AROUND MY WAY: AVENUE
Photos by John Brewer South End rapper Avenue wants to tell you a story about how it all got started way back when The slice of Boston real estate encircled by Roxbury, Back Bay, and Chinatown was the center of the city’s jazz universe, as well as one of the essential stops on the nationwide […]