Twitter: @SLAMonline, @iamKrayzieBone, @LayzieBTNH, @ThisIsBizzyBone, @FleshnBoneBTNH, @WishBoneBTNH I stumbled across this interview Bone Thugs-N-Harmony did recently with SLAM and thought it was a must share. Below is the write up before the interview. Click here to check out the entire interview!!
People from coast-to-coast knew Cleveland because of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. During the pinnacle of the Cleveland-based group’s Grammy-winning, platinum-selling career, everyone knew Bone and the city they represent. The success and notoriety they achieved with hits like “Tha Crossroads”, “1st of Tha Month” and others, also offered reason for hope and pride to a community that hasn’t cheered a professional sports championship since 1964. As the group’s legion of loyal fans matured, Northeast Ohio soon ushered in its next great reason to believe. This time, he was a basketball-playing prodigy from St. Vincent / St. Mary High School—roughly 45 minutes from the intersection Krayzie, Layzie, Wish, Bizzy and Flesh called home. He’d soon break into the NBA as the League’s Rookie of the Year before winning multiple MVPs and NBA Championships. Just as LeBron James grew up in Northeast Ohio rooting for Bone while they recorded tracks with Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur and Eric “Eazy-E” Wright, all five members of the group have also passionately supported James throughout his career. Now that he’s returned to their hometown squad, they’re hoping he can end the championship drought in Cleveland. SLAM caught up with Bone while they were making a tour stop in Cleveland to talk about that, along with the recruiting pitch they delivered LeBron last season.
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