Inside New York City’s Legendary Chung King Studios (Fuse News)

Dubbed the “Abbey Road of Hip Hop”, Chung King Studios in New York City, founded by John King, earned an incredible reputation in the recording industry in the early days of hip hop. Not only the site where the earliest hits from the Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, and Run-D.M.C. were are laid down on tape, it was also a breeding ground for the genre’s breakout producers, including Steve Ett, Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin. Building on those relationships, Chung King Studios became the de-facto home of Def Jam Recordings for its first four years. On this special segment of Fuse News Mario Armstrong The Digital Lifestyle Expertâ„¢ takes us on a walk down memory lane with John King himself.