A Fresh Beat In Boston

Anthony Kirkland is the city's preeminent hip-hopreneur

Boston is to hip hop as St. Louis is to the seashore. Nowhere, in short. That didn't stop Anthony Kirkland. True, he landed in Boston to be closer to his family, but, with 10 years experience producing music, he thought he saw a unique opportunity: No competition. "I looked in the Yellow Pages," Kirkland says. "There were no studios just doing hip hop."

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