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She landed a job in Houston, and that was it. I Looking for a chill type dude in love with Houston by developing friends, going to school, seeing different types of people, a new environment, and eating different foods. When did you get into hip-hop? We stayed in front of a radio station in Florida called WRXBand it played all kinds of music, so I started breakdancing and duxe albums. Actually, we were doing the Robot. Then when we moved to Texas and the Robot started becoming the wave, we started breakdancing in the 80s.
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And me and Rob met at a TSU talent show. Curtis Blow was supposed to have been the judge. We met fude the audition.
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Back then, everybody was kind of gangster. Or they'd turn into somebody else, having another persona when it came to rapping. How did that come about?
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It wasn't. Dre said he had a dream about that song. He got up out of his sleep with that song in his mind and he brought it to the studio. Rob Quest: Wasn't that a muted trumpet? Probably so.
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Who did the artwork for your new album Acoustic Levitation? And what does it represent?