Been listening to hip-hop since 1996 about the time I hit jr. high school. My first taste of rap was Nas then Wu-Tang. Been a loyal fan of theirs since. They introduced me to gritty underground hip-hop and the 90’s second golden era of rap, in which I discovered the likes of Del, Heltah Skeltah and the Boot Camp Clik, DMX, Busta Rhymes and some other skilled MCs. In 1999 Eminem emerged and I have followed his career as well. Been an on-again/off-again Jay-Z fan and I am huge on Jedi Mind Tricks / Army of the Pharaohs camp with Vinnie Paz. I’m big on lyricism and wordplay. The 2 rap concerts I have attended were Wu-Tang Clan’s “Iron Flag Tour” and Vinnie Paz & Ill Bill’s “Heavy Metal Kings” Tour.