Eddie B. Swift remembers Hot 97 hiring Funkmaster Flex instead of himself and DJ Chuck Chillout | Interview
Bronx DJ Eddie B. Swift talks about his experience visiting friend Ricky Ricardo at Hot 97 in the 90s. Before hip hop was heavily played on mainstream radio, Ricky would talk to program directors about creating an urban show. When the station was ready to hire a DJ for that program, Eddie B. Swift was in the running against DJ Chuck Chillout and Funkmaster Flex ended up with the position. Check out the video on how the story unfolds.