Haastattelussa Houston-räppäri Ganxsta N-I-P

Tällä kertaa haastattelussa Houston-räppäri ja horrorcore-pioneeri Ganxsta N-I-P.

What’s up, N-I-P? What are you up to?

– I’m good. God is good!

What’s Houston like? What are some of your earliest childhood memories?

– Houston is a great city. It has its own style. Trendsetting.

Why, where and how did you fall in love with hip-hop music?

– Through my idols Ice-T and Too $hort.

What was the first hip-hop album you bought?

– Too $hort’s Born To Mack and Ice-T’s Power.

How did you get your rap name?

– In high school, while in the band.

How would you describe your style, to those who aren’t familiar?

– Creator of Horrorcore!

Are your stories the products of nightmares, childhood experiences, fantasies?

– No, they are not, horrorcore was in me from birth!

Do you ever research real events, legends, or myths to get ideas?

– No, I don’t! I just create, because I’m a creator!

What is the story behind your song Pizza Man?

– Pizza man is a movie minded song which I created to metaphorically show my audience creativity at its finest!

What do you think of the hip hop scene in Houston?

– I think we are highly underrated and often duplicated.

What are you listening to these days?

– Myself!

What was the last album you were able to play front-to-back without any skips?

– My album “Creator of Horrorcore”.

How did you and Detag link up?

– Me and Detag linked up threw FB and he’s the greatest producer I’ve ever had! One luv, Detag!

What was the first thing you bought when you signed your Rap-A-Lot contract?

– My mom a house.

Were tracks like “Court Cases & Caskets” motivated by the political climate?

– Yes, it was! Brother Nip is the political alter-ego of Ganxsta Nip.

What is one experience in life that, without it, you wouldn’t be the artist you are today?

– Playing the alto saxophone in the band.

Tell me about your new project Brother N-I-P? How is it different from Ganxsta N-I-P?

– Brother Nip is a conscious God fearing soldier who calls himself the Street Messiah.

Do you have anyone that you consider your mentor? How has their help or advice shaped you?

– The honorable minister Louis Farrakhan has shaped Brother Nip into a positive force for change in black people, as well as people of all color.

What do you remember about recording and chilling with Mr. 3-2?

– I remember 3-2 being a great rapper and great friend to the Houston hip hop scene. R-I-P!

Imagine that you become the American President for a day. What are some of the changes you’re going to make to the country?

– That all men have equal justice and equal opportunity. Freedom, justice and equality.

Do you have any fun Halloween experiences you can tell us?

– Yes, every Halloween the radio station plays my songs!

Do you believe in the conspiracies?

– Yes, I do.

In your opinion – what’s the best neighborhood in Houston?

– Every neighborhood in Houston.

What’s the hottest track so far this year?

– H-Town Swag by Brother Nip (Produced by Detag).

What do you usually drink in the club?

– Soda.

Which you prefer: Selling music from the trunk or selling music on the internet?

– Both, because they both makes money.

What would you say is your “theme song”?

– Peace in the Streets.

If you were a character of a video game, what would you be and why?

– Pac-Man, because he eats his enemies.

One of my favourite songs of yours is “Slaughter”. How did this track come about?

– From the injustice that black men go threw on a daily basis.

What are your upcoming projects?

– Brother Nip’s Conversation with the Gangsters, Ganxsta Nip’s Greatest Horrorz Vol. 2, Ganxsta Nip’ Greatest Hood Talez and Brother Nip’ Souljaz Only.

Finally, what are Ganxsta N-I-P’s words to live by?

– All praises due to Allah!

Thanks for your time!

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