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30 Seconds With B L A C K I E

Rocks Off sat down with one of Houston's foremost rappers, B L A C K I E, to see what we could learn about him in 30 seconds.

Rocks Off: What is the worst song in the world?

B L A C K I E: "Heart of The Heartland." The last song on Songs In The Key Of Z, Vol. 2. Love Love Love it.

RO: What is the best lyric in the world?

B: "Rest in peace young nigga, there's a heaven for a G." from 2Pac's "Life Goes On."

RO: Someone throws a beer bottle at you. What do you do?

B: Bite through it or catch it, throw it back harder.

RO: Without worrying about time, space, or physical laws, what would be the ultimate gig?

B: Spit Bars with Malcolm X in South America.

RO: What will you buy with your first million dollars?

B: Nothing nothing nothing, that's how you fuck up and blow it.

RO: What would you buy with your last dollar?

B: Cigs.

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RO: If you could canonize another musician as a saint, who would it be and what would they be the patron saint of?

B: Yeah, I'm just trying to do it and be young. Go balls out. No looking back. No strategy either.

B L A C K I E plays "Black Christmas II: Son of Black Christmas" with Fat Tony, DJ A&A, Caddywhompus, & DJ iPod Ammo at Mango's tonight.

Jef With One F is the author of The Bible Spelled Backwards Does Not Change the Fact That You Cannot Kill David Arquette and Other Things I Learned In the Black Math Experiment, available now.

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