"The young emcee winner of "Who's Next?" will be performing at the New @ 2 stage this Saturday, June 23rd at 4PM before the legendary SOLD OUT POWERHOUSE begins. Please get there early cause the pre-party is FREE and will be packed. Mitchell caught up with him earlier today and here is what he had to say. Watch, like, comment below and share.
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"It feels so wrong interviewing an up-and-coming rapper in a coffee shop overlooking the sparkling ocean. But focusing on hip hop's gritty urban roots is a problem for me, not the poor guy I'm teasing.
"You're name's Brett; you live near the beach; you're from Orange County," I say, disregarding hip hop's diversity, O.C.'s musical range and my own code against stereotyping. Startled, Brett Guidry looks up from his coffee and catches my smile. I quickly add, "Good thing your music's good." And it's a good thing Guidry, a.k.a. MC Imprint, is as cool as ice. Being a musician is a tough road. And it's not any easier when a columnist ignores that art isn't a state of place but a state of grace – especially for a rapper who narrowly escaped a prison sentence. If keeping it real is what hip hop's about, then Guidry has a promising career. Consider this lyric from his song, "Dancing in the Shadows," a rap about battling addiction after his father's death: "It's sickening to think of me stickin' a needle in my arm just trying to get lifted."" To read full story, Hit the link below.
"RapNerd.TV traveled to Seal Beach to chop it up with MC Imprint, winner of the POWER 106 Who's Next contest, slated to perform at PowerHouse, one of the biggest live shows in Cali
Sidelines (video) http://youtu.be/QRBuJIKzDME Dancing in the Shadows (video) http://youtu.be/XT-v_enHd4s Hopscotch (audio) http://www.MCImprint.com Lights,Camera (audio) http://www.MCImprint.com
shot & edited by LostPoet for http://RapNERD.TV"
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