Here’s an in-depth interview of Skillz where he talks about his earliest musical influences and experiences with hip-hop. Check it out below.

Skillz’s first music he ever bought was DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince’s Girls of the World Ain’t Nothing But Trouble. Fast forward several years later and he is now touring the world with the legendary. Skillz is living proof that talent, drive and hard work makes dreams come true. Skillz is a veteran. It’s clear in how he references every one of the four elements when he talks about his first experiences with hip-hop. And, wait till you hear him discuss his hip-hop connection with Affion Crockett. This is the story of Where It All Began in hip-hop for Skillz.

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