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Eugene “Big U” Henley is the Executive Director of the non-profit Developing Options, also known as DO, which sets to give Los Angeles youth the opportunity to see life beyond gang violence, drugs, and crime through advocacy, education, resources, development, and sports. Pulling up to the Power 106 Morning Show to speak with Teddy Mora, Melissa Rios, and DJ Carisma about his impact in the Los Angeles community and his new six part, FX series chronicling the 40 year history of hip-hop and America’s criminalization and fascination with street culture and the genre itself. Big U also speaks on who he believes is the most important artist to come out of LA. Also in this Daily Dose installment is the viral heckler “Courtside Karen” who gave LeBron James a run for his money, The Game stating that no one from Compton can out rap him, and the news that Cardi B is returning with new single “Up” dropping this Friday.
Watch the full Daily Dose below!