My First: Comedian Ian Lara On 50 Cent & Jay-Z Solidifying His Love For Hip Hop

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Every generation has a different story on how they fell in love with Hip Hop.

Born in 1990, comedian Ian Lara gives us a millennial view of a Queens native growing up in New York during a golden time in the genre.

Being inspired by his brothers love of Notorious B.I.G. and 2Pac, he found his love for the genre and Jay-Z in 2000 around the time of The Dynasty: Roc La Familia.

At 13-years-old he then became a big fan of 50 Cent and G-Unit during their time of dominance on the genre.

Celebrating 50 years of Hip Hop, “My First” details your favorite celebrities’ relationship with the biggest culture in the world. The conversation will revolve around questions such as the first time they fell in love with Hip Hop, first song they heard on the radio, one of their biggest experiences with the culture, and more!