Papoose is set to step into the spotlight as he assumes the role previously held by the late DJ Kay Slay on the esteemed Sirius XM show, The Drama Hour. The transition, made possible by the station’s proprietor, LL Cool J, marks a significant moment for Papoose as he prepares to debut on the Rock The Bells station.
In an exclusive conversation with TMZ, Papoose reflected on the considerable responsibility he is shouldering and the origins of this exciting opportunity. He shared his thoughts, stating, “It would be disingenuous of me to claim that I can envision where my life would be without the influence of Hip Hop. This genre not only rescued me, but it also had a transformative impact on countless others.” The rapper hailing from Brooklyn went on to elaborate on the role that Kay Slay played in the world of Hip Hop, emphasizing how the DJ’s life was similarly shaped by this musical movement.
Papoose underlined the immense significance of the platform Kay Slay created through The Drama Hour. He recounted its pivotal role in launching numerous careers, citing examples such as the first exposure of Nipsey Hussle and Kendrick Lamar to the public through the show. Papoose also highlighted the emergence of influential movements like Dip Set and G-Unit that found a nurturing home on The Drama Hour.
With LL Cool J’s support, Papoose steps into this legacy-rich role, ready to contribute to the thriving Hip Hop scene and build on the foundation set by DJ Kay Slay. As anticipation mounts for his debut on Rock The Bells, Papoose’s journey underscores the enduring power of Hip Hop to shape lives and cultivate remarkable careers.