Often, when our favorite artists get popular, their come-up gets obscured behind their explosion onto the scene. But the truth is, your favorite artist was hustling long before their “overnight success.” In The Ed Lover Show‘s “Behind The Hip Hop” segment, you get a close look into the hustle of today’s most legendary and hottest artists and how they worked to make a name for themselves.

Click on the audio player above to hear about Run-D.M.C.‘s come up, from how they got the initial green light from Russell Simmons, to their hottest single, “Walk This Way,” to their eventual disbanding.

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