So you think that hip-hop had its start out in Queensbridge
If you pop that junk up in the Bronx you might not live
BDP thought that Shan was claiming Queensbridge as Hip-Hop’s birthplace, though Shan has always maintained that “The Bridge” is about his own birthplace, not that of the genre.
Regardless, Bronx native KRS took the song as an insult and also saw an opportunity to get even with Juice Crew figurehead Mr. Magic, who had rejected some of BDP’s earlier recordings.
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