Sep 19, 2018
Your favorite rapper’s rapper, Smino, sits down with host Lee Shaner before a show in Brooklyn. Smino tells us how crazy it was to be in St. Louis during the 2000s, growing up with musical parents, and recites a rap he wrote at age 7. Remember to subscribe and stay tuned after the interview for a special Skullcandy discount code.
0:05 Growing up in St. Louis
5:25 Smino’s parents preforming music live and jamming together when he was growing up
6:40 Early days of making beats
11:25 Favorite rappers growing up
12:30 How inflections helped him develop his rap style.
18:45 Battle rapping in middle school
21:45 Getting the name Smino
25:20 The connection between dogs and humans
36:30 How long does it take Smino to write a song?
45:00 Early days on tour
47:46 Credits and headphone discount