Exclusive Interview with Jaz-O the Originator
By: Jarrod Horton
Emcee Jaz-O’s most famous deed throughout his career might be the mentorship of a young Brooklyn rapper named Jay-Z. Although the two have since parted ways, the acknowledgment that Jay-Z learned the game from Jaz-O goes unquestioned. The fact that he schooled possibly the most famous rapper ever, gives him lifetime membership in the credibility department; we caught up with the “originator” on his trip to Chicago to host a Def Squad reunion show.
Black Truth News: Can you take a second and tell the people who you are?
Jaz-O: It’s Jaz-O the originator. Marcy’s greatest; the king forever.