Redman (Episode 72)



Newark legend and notably Eminem’s favorite rapper, Redman sits on the Vlad Couch to discuss everything from his start in rap and his storied history in the game from touring with EPMD to being on Def Jam’s roster during its heyday.

Redman speaks on what it was like growing up in Jersey, and how getting kicked out by his mother for selling drugs led him to take rap seriously. During the start of his career, he lived with Erick Sermon and talks all the trouble they got into back in the day. The weed aficionado also discusses how Cypress Hill was and has been a major influence on his music. He also shares some stories on notable rap beefs between LL Cool J and Canibus, and his own with MC Hammer.

Going further into the conversation Red talks dropping his debut album, what it was like being signed to Def Jam, what it means to be loved by Eminem and what he has going on right now.

Listen to full interview above.

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