Black Elvis Is In The Building

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Me: You’ve worked with so many different producers through the years. How have those experiences struck you?

Kool Keith: If you just got off the plane from 42nd Street with crazy people yelling at you, and bums on the streets, and piss-filled elevators, and people upset, and traffic, and all that mess, your style isn’t gonna mesh with a producer who’s from a sunny meadow… they made the beats in their beautiful backyard, with a horse in their garden and poodles running around… I don’t want to rap over a fluffy beat from a producer who just picked flowers from his garden.

Read the rest of this new piece I did with Kool Keith on the recently relaunched Wax Po site.