Marcus Samuelsson Remembers His Humble New York Beginnings


“I love old Times Square; it’s the first place I got to when I was 18 and landed in New York. They were filming a music video with Eric B and Rakim, with LL Cool J and some other guys in the background. People stole our bags, but despite that, I remember feeling like I had arrived.” –Marcus Samuelsson, asked by New York‘s Daily Intel whether he prefers the old or new Times Square

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 23, 2010

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