July 24, 2016
With the Democratic National Convention in town, there comes the national spotlight. And with the national spotlight comes rehashing of the city's stereotypes (see here).
Which is why this recent video tour of Philly by Complex News is a bit refreshing. The video, which purports to show the city's "best-kept secrets," highlights three Philadelphians and what they're passionate about:
• Julian "J Rock" Williams, an accomplished boxer who trains at the James Shuler Gym in West Philly. He laments how many associate a fictional fighter with the city's boxing scene rather than the legendary Joe Frazier.
You can watch the video below: