After graduating, he studied music at UNT, taught guitar and bass at The Music Conservatory of Texas, and began to perform as an emcee with groups like Vortexas, Fab Deuce, and New Vintage, touring the country and sharing the bill with names like Wu-Tang Clan, Bernard Wright, Jurassic 5, DJ Logic, Hieroglyphics, & Vans Warped Tour. But as any decent producer does, Juicy has always spent most of his time in the studio, which is reflected by his extensive catalog.
Besides his 6 full-length releases and many additional credits as a producer and lyricist, the Emissary has arranged and composed numerous pieces for modern dance in collaboration with UNT, TWU, BYU, and The University of Delaware, which have been performed in competitions and festivals from New York City to Kingston, Jamaica.
1. Why Hip Hop?
I spent a guap on market research, focus groups, and testing different branding campaigns. To be honest, I always wanted to be an interior or costume designer for musical theatre. But in the end, the team decided hip hop was the best choice from a business standpoint. Although, lately I wonder…
2. Last meal on earth, what dish are you eating and where is it from?
Well, since I’m leaving earth, I’ma do something like the Noah’s ark of feasts: 2 of everything. Save the storm for later, though, to offer as a gift to the hosts of my new adopted planet in a flaming paper bag left on their porch after ringing their doorbell. This is the best night of my life.
3. What is the #1 Junk Food you just can’t ever refuse?
I ate all the cookies… It was terrible.
4. Do you have any skills in the kitchen? If yes, what’s your signature dish, if no why the hell not?
I’m usually on some pasta or stir fry swag. I like to mix different textures, flavors, and colors. Get some sort of grain, meat, veggies… Baby, you got a stew goin’.
5. Tell me the worst stage experience you are willing to admit to the public?
One time I pissed my pants on stage. But it didn’t even phase me, yo. I just rolled with it on some “of course I peed my pants! everyone my age pees their pants; it’s the coolest!” Or wait, maybe that was Fergie…
6. if you had $100k Drop in your lap right now what would you do with it?
Buy some exposure for my work and make some investments… Okay, okay, 2 chicks at the same time.
7. If you could have 1 super power, what would it be and how would you use it?
2 chicks at the same time.
8. What was your first job as a kid and what did it teach you?
My first job was teaching swimming lessons. It taught me that in order to lead a group of humans, you must establish your authority swiftly and graciously - and you only get one chance.
Bonus Question: Now that you’ve had it, what do you think of GreenLight Jerky?
GreenLight Jerky, you can jerky my meat any time.
Thanks for playin Juicy!