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Eskabel: Ready To Get All Trae Tha Truth Tonight

The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email [email protected].

This Week's Rapper: Eskabel

This Week's Subject(s):Using Houston rapper names as parts of speech

Ask A Rapper: To start: Who is your song "Michael Jordan" named after?

Eskabel [laughs]:

"Michael Jordan"

"Michael Jordan"

was named after none other than me; I would like to consider myself great just like he was. But the real story behind that song is Lil Wayne's version --he did a song named "Bill Gates" that is very similar. So I did my version so it was more of me paying homage to the greatest to play the game.

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Shea Serrano