New York really is home for you. Just fly art shit man. So rapping and producing go hand-in-hand. It just took me some time to get better at rapping. You got to work hard and have some sort of toughness to you.
I would have to take the train with my big ass MP back and forth from Manhattan to Brooklyn. It jumped off from there. It took me awhile to get used to the way people are out there. Everything is going to work out the way it's supposed to. Hoping people will like it, but at the same time, not giving a fuck if people like it or not.
He found much more success putting time in with his production, creating beats for members of Pro Era and a select number of MCs outside of the group. You emerged on to the scene as a member of Pro Era as a producer. You miss home.
I couldn't tell you when I'm about to move back to New York. It was rough at first, you know? I'm not on a mindset that I have to make music that people like. This is the prequel. Even though it's my only project, I think it's the best project I ever was a part of. This has been a long time coming. Those dudes can put together albums.
CJ Fly, Kirk Knight and Nyck Caution were just some of the names out of the camp who released projects in that seven-year span.
You found success producing several records for Pro Era and others, so what made you want to begin a career as an MC? But he did that. My dad painted the image on the cover when I was five. I feel like you got to be somewhat smart to live here. I've been out there for five years.
It's a picture of me looking mad as hell. The album is dedicated to his life but I made this for me.