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Fresno rapper Fashawn has been making waves all over the blogosphere since his debut album, Boy Meets world, dropped. This LP brings new meaning to introductions, detailing an encyclopedia's worth of Fashawn's life experiences. The warm, soulful samples in the beats--courtesy of the album's producer, Exile--give the album a retro feel, too.
In this interview, Fashawn talks about his new album, the state of hip hop, and a few personal philosophies, too.