Who made Milwaukee’s first hip-hop song? Turns out, this question is a tough one to Google. So we’re finding the answer.
88Nine DJ Tyrone Miller and Music Director Justin Barney journey back to the early 1980s in our new podcast — Backspin: The Search for Milwaukee’s First Hip-Hop Song. In the six-part series, the guys interview national and local artists, including DMC and Speech, plus an ensemble of local musicians, DJs, and historians that witnessed the birth of Milwaukee hip hop in firsthand.