Fat Joe is living proof that artists with decades in the music industry have the best memories to share. Over the past 30 years in hip-hop, the Bronx rapper has witnessed some of the most iconic moments in rap history. He’s also got the catalog and success that puts him in legendary status. In celebration of hip-hop’s 50-year anniversary this year, Fat Joe is the first OG to be featured on XXL’s legends covers, a digital series celebrating some of the most impactful artists in hip-hop’s history.
Watch Fat Joe share throwback stories of the first time he witnessed Jay-Z perform, the moment Big Pun told Joe they had to leave the 1999 Grammy Awards ASAP, plus Joe gives details on his new TV show.