Arguably one of the most famous samples of all-time is owed to the brain behind the classic jam “Juicy Fruit.”

James Mtume, band leader of Mtume, called into the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss the classic track that lead to Biggie’s 1994 international hit Juicy. As well as the other highlights on his lengthy resume that will be explored on TV One’s Unsung on Sunday, May 20, at 9/8pm CT.

Learn more about the secrets behind Juicy Fruit and Juicy below.

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2 thoughts on “James Mtume Reveals ‘Juicy Fruit’ Almost Wasn’t Released

  1. Glad that James Mtume did release the song, “Juicy Fruit.”

    Compared to today’s mess that is aired on the radio, Juicy Fruit was tame.
    I luv ole school sounds!!!!!!!!!!

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