The way Melvin describes it, he grew up in “Hell.” He got involved in gang activity early in life mostly due to peer pressure. After a rival gang threatened the life of Melvin’s brother, he put crime behind him and joined the Navy. As a retired veteran, Melvin shares his thoughts on both of his former lifestyles.
Music featured in this episode: “Empty Sunset” by D33J
J. McVay presents his ‘Films of the Decade’ list. Plus some favorite 1st Person segments and BTR Live Studios performances. And we hear a couple of artists J interviewed earlier this year. | listen