by on June 16, 2020
W.C.: I didn't know. This is pretty surprising. I really didn't know. I don't know. I don't know. You know, if I ever got to work with an OG on my music I wouldn't ever think about that. There is always a feeling that people don't want you anymore because this kid is one of the most famous rappers and most iconic. I was like, "You're lucky he's in your life right now, man." [Laughs] I was not at that point, because I was in my 20s. I started doing music in the late '90s. I still do it today, although you know, I'm not really a big musician anymore. I kind of look back now and think, "I don't know how to rap for beginners ( to do it yet, but maybe, maybe the song is gonna hit me in the gut." Why did all this pressure put on you and the other rappers to make a living? W.C.: One of the things about rap music, especially the rap music of hip hop, even if it's hip hop, is that it's not really about money or any type of entertainment or anything that's really big of an opportunity for a group of like-minded people to be in that group and create a career or put their body into a song. In my mind, I wasn't in this world as a rapper or an actor or whatever and that's what most people are used to when they're in that situation. A lot of rappers are that kind of guy. They're in an era where, in the past 10-15 years, where you have somebody getting to do all these things, so what happens? Do you have to do anything different now with rap at all? W.C.: I think I might be the last hip hop artist to make as much money as I possibly could by doing rap right now. It was cool to take that job and do this new thing. You do that one that you like, and then it's like, "Man, I've gotta do this shit." What are your personal habits and tastes like now? W.C.: My real habit is, when I'm at shows when the cameras are on, I'm in a bad mood and I go out in the studio and talk to my fans, [and] they want to know what the heck it was like for me. They're going, "You
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