In this episode: Imp plays music and interviews his guest of the day "MAS1". Who's been in the rap game for over a decade, and is part of the groups “Rhyme Apes”, “Council of Nine”, and “Echoes of Auditory Crew”.
"MAS1" was influence by Deep House music and artists like N.W.A, Too Short, Rapping Forte, Kris Parker and underground artists like the Heiroglyphics, Shape Shifters, and Of Mexican Decent.
Imp and MAS1 discuss how kids effect an emcees song writing, Oscar De La Hoya, skateboarding, a dream vacation to Barcelona Spain, Chicano Studies, pollution, the alternate history of Los Angeles, environmental racism, displacement, Redlining, white flight, and the “Council of Nine” album being release on CD and a limited 100 Green and 100 yellow cassette tapes.
The songs of the day are:
“Fighting For Change” by Imp The Great and NgaFsh
“Low End” by “Council of Nine”
“Hip Hop Hegemony” by MAS1
“Remove The Battery” by Rhyme Apes
The quotes of this episode are:
“There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you’ve been in the business” - Oscar De La Hoya
"I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out." - Ellen Ochoa
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