This week on A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal we welcome UpNorthTrips founder and hip-hop curator Ev Boogie to the Upper West Side! Ev discusses growing up the son of a small town mayor, his mother tearing the tape out of his rap cassette, meeting Jonny Shipes in college, working the cash register at the famed Hamptons' hot spot The Star Room, an infamous run-in with Dame Dash, what really went down at Puff's White Party, how he secured a job with Sting's money manager, changing the mixtape game as one half of the Evil Empire, creating a digital presence for artists like Sean Kingston, fighting his personal demons, leaving New York City and reinventing himself as hip-hop's premier historian, working with Stretch Armstrong to put together their new book No Sleep, an amazing collection of NYC nightlife flyers from 1988-1999, and much, much more!

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