ARTIST MUST-HAVES / A FEW OF HIS FAVORITE THINGS
Look for the left-field LA rapper's Speakerface full-length, which features Aceyalone, Abstract Rude, Sole, Styles of Beyond's Ryu and the Shapeshifters' Circus. AWOL is also working with producer Daddy Kev on an LP which should drop in the first half of 2002.
SUPER HIGH-POWERED BOOM BOX
It only weighs 20 pounds and with the right mixtape, it could rock a whole block. We call the stereo "Radio Raheem," and I bought it at the Santa Fe Springs [CA] swap meet.
JACK IN THE BOX
Don't sleep on the 99-cent chicken sandwich with extra pickles and lettuce. It's a perfect after-the-club sandwich.
COLLECTING HUMAN SOULS
Probably the only thing funnier than stealing your weak faith in humanity is killing fake MCs or throwing a crazy party.
'62 CHEVY IMPALA
It's a good family car, but it takes up a lot of gas. It's also a police magnet. But I don't sweat it 'cause we're usually rolling in a sick limousine.
I can really vibe on the sounds that the earth creates. Like the sound of spiders screaming or flies buzzing, trying to get outside by flying through window glass. It's music to my ears.