A person more familiar than most with the legendary skater’s story is a childhood friend and actor Max Perlich. The two sat down at Hosoi’s Huntington Beach storage unit to reminisce about old times and talk about things to come.
Street-corner rap battles. Freestyling at underground house par- ties. Lyrical illumination of the hardships of the oppressed. These vignettes of early American hip-hop have crossed the border to set up shop all over the world.