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When I first heard hip-hop I thought it was rubbish because I didn't understand the concept of people talking over music.

I grew up listening to everything outside hip-hop. Hip-hop came later in my life. I grew up listening to Black Uhuru, Bob Marley, Tracy Chapman, the names just keep going. From Creed to Hootie and the Blowfish to 3 Doors Down to Guns and Roses, you name it. When you look at my closet of music you’re gonna find a little something of everything. You barely might find any rap. Only rap CD you might find is Fugees, 2Pac and Biggie.

I’m a studio musician. You get me in the studio I can play an accordion. 4 bars and loop it back. Percussion is my main field.

I look mad young. I look younger than I am, way younger.

They’re mad traditional. The thing was at the time I was living in Jersey they were in Atlanta. In Africa they make you go on your own at an early age like around 14 or 15.

Me and my older brother had our own crib in New Jersey. We had the car, driving around with no license.

Yeah, you'd catch me wearing suits the whole time. Just not when I'm in my artist mode. Probably when I'm in my executive mode, coming out of a building or something, you'd catch me in a suit.

An American thing! In Africa, women don’t do that. In Africa men are treated differently there. Here is like there’s really no difference between a man and a woman besides sex. Like women do everything men are doing so after a while men start treating the women like men.

I grew up with it. Any kind of drum you put in front of me, I don’t care what kind I can bang it out.

They were supporting us. We were still in school, my older brother was watching me. He was like going on 18, about to graduate. For the last couple of years he was doing I was just running through highschool and ended up getting kicked out.

I've got a habit of writing about everything I go through.

When I'm on the mic, I'm just giving the listener a part of me.

If it comes, it comes, but it’s not like a main focus. If you go looking for something you’re never gone find what you’re looking for. If it’s meant for you it’s gonna find you.

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Occupation: Musician(s)