Young MC - Episode 608

Steve Cooper talks with rapper/director/writer Young MC. Young is best known for his rap mega-hit Bust a Move and for writing the Tone Loc hits Funky Cold Medina and Wild Thing. In January 1990 he won the American Music Award for Best Rap Artist. In February 1990 he won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance and won the Billboard Award for the Best New Pop Artist in December 1990 and to date he has recorded eight studio albums. Songs from his later albums have been featured in network television shows including NBCs Scrubs and Knight Rider, ABCs Ugly Betty, HBOs Entourage and numerous others. They were also used in trailers for the films Four Brothers, Crossover and Barnyard. He has acted appearing in movies like The Player and Up In The Air and most recently directed, wrote and co-starred in the motion picture Justice Served. He also still hits the road performing concerts with an all-star 90's tour.

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