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Inside/Out with Hip Hop artist Upmost
September 02, 2009

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Describe yourself in five words?
I am that I am.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
Stay true to yourself; that's probably the best.

What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
Hey I do a lot of ridiculous things. I know I was drunk when I did whatever ridiculous thing I did. I try not to remember my ridiculous moments.

What is your most treasured possession?
My radio coz that where my music is always playing.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Not knowing your purpose, not knowing what you are here for.

Do you have any strange hobbies?
I collect cans like deo cans.

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
I think I like myself and I think more people should like me too!

What is your greatest extravagance?
Hats . . . with me its hats. I love hats; I love collecting hats.

What have you got in your fridge?
Cockroaches, some tomatoes and just a bit of meat.

What is your greatest fear?
Not being able to do music anymore. Every time I get writers block I am always scared that I have fallen. I worry a lot when I don't write.

What have you got in your pockets right now?
Three trillion that the hwindi gave me coz he didn't have a coin; and paper, my phone; a match.

What is your favourite journey?
To Buhera because there are a lot of memories every time I am on that journey I remember when we were young.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My mother is my heroine.

When and where were you happiest?
I have a lot of happy memories. It's hard to grade when I was happiest.

What's your biggest vice?
Writer's block which is what I am experiencing right now. I just cant get time to write. Perhaps lack of inspiration is my biggest vice.

What were you like at school?
I think I was pretty quiet but funny. In lessons that were too serious, I would always be the guy at the back cracking a joke.

What are you doing next?
I was intending to go to the studio and record but instead I might go to the office to check my mail and surf the net.

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