Code Name: Emazing, The British Dream.
My Occupation: a rhyme writer that’s not made for hire. Been writing rhymes off & on since 1966.
The sounds I listen to: are anything that I feel has funk in it, and I mean ANYTHING!!!
The MCs who give me the joy of listening: are MC Lyte, Chubb Rock, Lady of Rage, Greg Nice, Yo-Yo, Grand Puba Maxwell, Slick Rick the Ruler (aka MC Ricky D), Danger S, Keith Murray, Jeru the Damaja, Kool Moe Dee, Redman, Del the Funky Homosapien, Phife Dawg, Q Ball, Eminem, Method Man, Mos Def, Chief Rocker Busy Bee, Sadat X, Dana Dane, Tech N9ne, Charli 2na, Grandmaster Casanova Fly, and Doctor Ice.
Hip-Hop groups who give me joy period: are Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five MCs, The Funky Four + 1 More MC, The Treacherous Three MCs, The Rock Steady Crew, A Tribe Called Quest, The Masters Of Ceremony, De La Soul, The Fantastic Romantic Five MCs, The Beatnuts, The New York City Breakers, The Alkaholiks, The Cold Crush Brothers, The Crash Crew, The Fearless Four MCs, and without a doubt The Mo’ Betta Brothers.
Movies I can watch on the repeat tip: everything created by Marvel Studios, Robocop (The Original), Beat Street, Planet Of The Apes (The Original), Pitch Black, Delores Claiborne, Poltergeist (The Original), Enter The Dragon, Casualties Of War, Thelma & Louise, Bustin’ Loose, every Laurel & Hardy flick, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, The Sixth Sense, Forrest Gump, Legion, Malcolm X, CB4, Devil In A Blue Dress, Do The Right Thing, 8 Mile, and Boyz In The Hood.
TV shows I give mad props to: All in the Family, Luther, Fringe, Eastenders, Supernatural, Jackanory, Continuum, The Benny Hill Show, Family Guy, The Rise & Fall Of Reginal Perrin, The Biggest Loser, Catweezle, Scandal, The Saint, The Cosby Show, On the Buses, Roseanne, Rising Damp, and In Living Colour.
Favourite Quote: “All I can do is do what I can” – Emazing.
Favourite Sport: Volleyball
Favourite Actors: Sidney Poitier, Leonardo Dicaprio, Denzel Washington, Johnny Depp.
Favourite Actresses: Angela Basset, Susan Sarandon, Taraji P. Henson, Laurie Metcalf.
Favourite Comedian: Richard Pryor
Favourite Comedienne: Lucille Ball
Favourite Rebels: Martin Luther King Jr, Prince, George Lucas, Jesus Christ of Nazareth, Dave Chappelle, Bruce Lee, and Malcolm X.
My goal is to change anyone’s life by injecting wisdom in the rhymes I speak.