I don't think I remember the first concert of my life, I think was some Italian artist, or some dj playing in a discotheque at least 24 years ago.
At that time I was in love with Hip Hop and my days were spent in listening artists like Snoop, Warren, Wu Tang, Dre,NWA....
Even the way I was dressed was similar to the one of my idols that I loved so much.... a pair of adidas ( I don't remember if these were original or a simple Italian imitation), oversized Levi's jeans a basketball t-shirt (most probably of the Chicago Bulls) and a baseball hat of the Sox.
Basically American street culture was influencing me ... big time!
Funny enough, except some italian artists like Articolo 31 and Neffa, I don't think I have ever seen a rap/hip hop concert until two years ago in Coachella (with Snoop and NWA together! Wow!)...and thinking about it now, it looks very funny.
My passion for concerts started with the first money I collected as a worker in a factory during the summer time, I remember it was music in my hear (I guess I had a Sony Walkman or something similar) from the morning till the end of the shift.
With my little salary I was treating myself buying few vinyl records ( I was djing with the stereo system of my parents ) and some good tickets to see the most famous groups of that time.
Music was already in my veins... but I wasn't aware of it.
Until today, I had the opportunity to see over 300 shows and , most of them I have seen from the pit.
For this reason, when I thought about a name for this website I quickly decided for Life By The Pit, because I believe it represents strongly my past and also my future....
I will tell you all about it in my next posts...
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