Savvi, de facto leader of the hip-hop supergroup Hueston Independent Spit District(H.I.S.D.)
.This Week's Subject:
Whether or not rappers celebrate Tupac's birthday (June 16) the same way Christians celebrate Christ's.Ask A Rapper: Let's jump right into it because we assume this is pertinent: How are you celebrating the birth of Tupac, rap's apparent Lord and savior?
Savvi: Well... honestly... it's really more so just reflecting on his influence. I won't be playing any of his songs or anything [laughs]. But he was one of the most influential rappers of all time.AAR: So, basically what you're saying is that you had no idea it was Tupac's birthday. That's what you're saying, isn't it?
S: [laughs] Nah, I did no. I've been on Twitter, got my tweets about. I heard the mix they did on 97.9 this morning. I've been hearing. I knew.
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S: [laughs] I'll say this: for me, my favorite album wasMe Against the World
, so I'ma put it in tonight. It's one of the most phenomenal records of all time. I'll listen to it again. That's how I'll celebrate.