Interview with Darrin Ellison (Elite tha Showstoppa), July 10, 2016

Collection: Athens Music Project Oral History Collection

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Description

Darrison Ellison was born and raised in Athens, Georgia. He discovered hip-hop and rap while in middle school, where he was active in school performances. Ellison served in the military from 1989-1995, after which he was involved in the Athens music scene as a rapper under the name, Elita tha Showstoppa. In this interview, Ellison talks about his first introductions to music, reflections on rap in the community, record deals, and different hip-hop scenes.

Date

2016-07-10

Identifier

RBRL379AMP-027

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Duration

62 minutes



Citation

Darrin Ellison and Jasmine Mokah Johnson, “Interview with Darrin Ellison (Elite tha Showstoppa), July 10, 2016,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 23, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL379AMP/RBRL379AMP-027.

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