The Hot Seat: Locksmith

  by mtvU.


1. Tell us about your craziest touring experience?
My craziest touring experience would be performing in Vegas at Suge Night’s old club. The crowd was crazy but eerie b/c that’s one of the last places Pac performed.
2. What type of college class would you’d most want to take and why?
I have a degree in African American studies from UC Berkeley but I’ve always thought of going back to take classes on film and cinema.
3. What city in America is the most fun to visit and why?
The funnest city to visit for me would be NYC because hip hop is very much apart of the culture and every day life.
4. What’s some of the best advice you were ever given?
Some of the best advice I’ve received was to always keep my integrity no matter what.
5. What’s in heavy rotation in your MP3/CD player right now?
My ipod holds a variety of music but right now I’ve been listening to The Beatles hits album.
6. The last good book you read or TV show you’re addicted to?
The last good book I read was 1984 by George Orwell and the most addictive show on tv is definitely Dexter.
7. What’s the first concert you ever saw – how was it?
The fist concert I saw was DMX and Jay-Z on the Hard Knock Life tour.
8. What are three items you can’t live without on tour?
Three items I can’t live with out are my prayer rug, my mac book and my cell phone.
9. Who are your major musical influences?
My musical influences range from Sam Cook to Queen to 2pac to Jay-Z.
Any random messages or tips you’d like to give to mtvU watchers?
Don’t get caught up in the hype of commercialism. Appreciate music for what it is… Art!