Fredro Starr on Being a Barber Before Onyx Formed, Cutting Rakim’s Hair (Part 1)
In this clip, Onyx talk about their beginnings before the group formed. Fredro Starr revealed that he used to be a barber and had many celebrities in his chair, most notably Prince and Rakim. They discussed their attempts at solo careers prior to the group forming.
Fredro retold a story about one of their first tracks “Ah and We Do It Like This.” According to Fredro, DJ Red Alert only played the lyrics to the track on the radio and gave the lyrics zero airplay. When Fredro bumped into Red Alert at a club to see why Red Alert told him bluntly that he just doesn’t like the lyrics.