“We came to this country with no money, and we lived five or six years in the city projects. That was the time of rap. Everyone was rapping. Rap and crack. From all windows, rapping to each other. It was really bizarre.”
Melamid’s eldest son, Dan, was a youngster then. He became immersed in hip hop. He tried rapping and break dancing, but ultimately became a videographer.
CORRECTION: I’m the youngest son, I never tried break dancing, and am not a “videographer”