Crown Heights’s Skanks on Stop and Frisk Era NY, Rocking with Hip-Hop Legends at Age 11

In the latest episode of on the Real, Crown Heights Brooklyn’s Skanks, from Bankai Fam, discusses coming up in New York’s stop and frisk era and the breakdown between young and old that has occurred in the neighborhood. Skanks also tells the story of his precocious career, rocking with legends like Leaders of the New School, Brand Nubian, and Poor Righteous Teachers at age 11.

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