This issue of the A-Profiler, Nelson Wong interviews Hip-Hop artist Rekstizzy.
Find out why he started GUMSHIP, what the first hip-hop song that launched his rapping career, and why producer CHOPS calls him "funny and crazy."
What is GUMSHIP and how did it get started?
is basically the site that I wish I had growing up. I post things on anime, style, and a slew of other things Asian dudes care about. But I approach it with the same language and sensibility that's seldom seen or heard on these internets. For example, if I'm interviewing dancer Mike Song, I'll ask him about Naruto
and Pocari Sweat
. If I talk to Justin Chon who I know is a little older, I'm going to ask him if he's seen anybody get smacked up in Koreatown while he's trying to promote 21 and Over
. It's a good time.
How much time to spend keeping GUMSHIP up-to-date?
I try to devote a couple hours a day to blog and work on features but it gets hard because I'm pursuing this music thing and working various odd jobs to pay bills. I'm always looking for writers so if you know anybody,