Origins of Hip-Hop


OJ Car Service

Season 1, Ep. 1

In this very first episode of Origins of Hip-Hop host Grandmaster Caz sits down with legendary MC Sha Rock and renowned journalist Davey D. to talk about the influential OJ car service. Back in the late 1970’s, before the terms “hip-hop” and “mixtape” even existed, the OJ Car service gave young MCs an opportunity to spread their music throughout the borough of the Bronx. Riding with the windows down and music up the OJ Car Service promoted the new wave of music that would become hip-hop today. Hear true stories firsthand and learn the real impact of a car service that made history. Make sure you got your fare money cause you don’t want to miss this ride.

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