Interview with New Orleans rapper Slangston Hughes (OffBeat. Jan. 2013).


As we walk to conduct our interview at a quieter Marigny bar, rapper Renard “Slangston Hughes” Bridgewater (“The Connoisseur of Fine Rhyme”) discusses the human desire for tangibility. “At the end of the day, a lot of people still want that paper and that ink,” he says, referring to his day job in production at the Times-Picayune. But this quest for tangibility, for something real, also motivates much of Slangston’s music…

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And enjoy this video of Slangston competing the “Off the Dome” freestyle competition:

 

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