Blueface On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Blueface On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper:


Here’s what they got into on this one:

  • The 90’s rappers that Blue’s style has been compared to
  • Black and Latino relations in his hometown of Mid-City, LA
  • Breaking down lyrics from “Outside (Better Days)
  • Oakland’s contribution to hip hop and how living there shaped him
  • Criticism of his off-beat style of rapping coming from the East Coast
  • “DeadLocs” being the first song to get real notice on SoundCloud
  • Using guerrilla marketing tactics to escalate his notoriety
  • How being a Crip has been a double-edged sword as a recording artist
  • His song, “Respect My Crypn”, putting a target on his back at home
  • Love for Snoop Dogg and his status as a West Coast legend
  • Getting signed to Cash Money West after linking up with Wack 100
  • His collaboration with Cardi B on “Thotiana” being a game-changer
  • Blue’s past of being in a relationship with two women at the same time
  • Experiences working with video director Cole Bennett
  • Backlash over a video of Blue throwing money to people on LA’s Skid Row
  • Getting put on blast over lyrics in his song “Disrespectful”
  • Blue’s warning to rappers about LA after the murder of Pop Smoke
  • His claim of sleeping with over 1000 women in six months
  • Controversy over women sleeping in bunk beds at one of Blue’s houses
  • How the boxing match against TikToker Kane Trujillo all came together
  • Blue expands on his response to Jake Paul’s trolling of him
  • The chances of a boxing match between Blue and rapper 6ix9ine
  • Blue using the platform of TikTok to his full advantage
  • His love of Hennessey and Talib letting them sponsor his wedding
  • How he got into the restaurant biz with Blue’s Fish and Soul
  • The enormous potential of his protégé rapper ChriseanRock
  • What’s next for Blueface

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