Antipop Consortium Quotes
Priest came up with that when he started Antipop Records in 1997. But Antipop was also the perfect name for what Beans, Priest, and I were doing together, because our agenda was to not be popular. Most groups have an underlying motivation to blow up and sell records, but we just wanted to be as creative as possible.
When I was in my early twenties, I didn't really know what I wanted to do. I came back to New York and linked up with Beans. At that point I got into writing lyrics and rhymes. A couple of years later I started working on tracks and learning about production.
When the first mix tape came out, that quote was circulated quite a bit. As you get older, you get a little more hesitant to be boxed in as "those left wing guys from that subgenre called experimental hip hop whose whole credo is to disturb the equilibrium."
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