Today marks the release of Class Of ’88, a new limited series podcast from Wondery and Audible, hosted by Will Smith. The show finds the erstwhile Fresh Prince interviewing his peers from the late ’80s hip-hop world, including Queen Latifah, Salt-N-Pepa, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Rakim, Chuck D, and Smith’s own musical partner DJ Jazzy Jeff. The series centers on 1988, a year when rap was transitioning from a localized subculture to a global phenomenon, and is full of stories about those days from the people at the center of the action.
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