Rhymes & Reasons proudly presents Chicagoan Jasson Perez, activist and sometime member of the rap group BBU.  We’ve  known Jasson a long time, but since our interview we’ve held him in even higher esteem.  Jasson talks about Tupac’s “Keep Your Head Up,” Outkast’s “Rosa Parks,” and how hip-hop’s made him a better father.
Check out the interview below:

The Rhymes & Reasons intro:

Rhymes & Reasons talks to hip-hop heads the globe over about their lives through the lens of songs that matter to them.  Conscious, gangster, underground, commercial, Midwest, Dirty South, and everything in between — everybody’s got a little story to tell.  These in-depth interviews explore what the person finds meaningful in the music and how the music impacted their life, particularly the social issues that play a role in influencing who the person has become.  Interviewing people from all walks of life, Rhymes & Reasons hopes to highlight the beauty in hip-hop as we come to understand the shared nature of our stories.
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