ABOUT THE ARTIST

(singing)
I'm always experimenting with the lyrics and different styles and stuff like that. Number one, for the people that's already familiar, they know that I come with the lyrics. Everything is always layering up, so a lot of triple, double, quadruple meanings to stuff, but I think this album is more easier to listen to than a lot of my previous albums. I think this album, you push play and you just let it go, and that's it. You roll your L, you get your drink, whatever you do, but you push the play button and that's it. I think that's the difference.
A lot of my other albums, from being a artist, you do what you do and a lot of times you sacrifice what the fans might want to hear or what they expect and so forth just for you doing your craft, but this time I think I put it together just right. Push to play, let it go, lyrics, banging beats, you know what I'm saying?
Speaker 2:[inaudible 00:01:21] your falling out with Jedi Minds or Army and the Pharaohs and no longer being affiliated with them. You want to touch a little bit on how that came about?
Kamachi:More so with me, it's more or less a business decision, nothing really personal. It's just something that I had. I had to make a decision. I'm putting in X and I'm getting back O, so it's more or less a business decision more than anything. Nothing really person, you know what I'm saying?
Speaker 2:Well, when you see the ... You were an original member of Army and the Pharaohs all the way back in the days of Bahamadia and Virtuoso were in the group. Then a lot of other members came along and those guys seemed to be on tour and reaping the benefits of being in the crew. Then you've never been asked to go out on tour with them. What do you think that stems from?
Kamachi:I ain't the boss, so I really don't know. If I had those answers, if I was the one that was running the organizations, but before the AOTP, I was already doing my thing. I was already a sole artist before that even came about. It's nothing but a natural transition for me to continue to doing what I'm doing.
It ain't no jealousy or nothing like that. It is what it is, but I put my work in at the end of the day. I don't really think nobody can say that I didn't, so it is what it is. I wish [inaudible 00:02:51] the best luck. I'm going to continue to do what I do. That's why you got the Clock of Destiny coming April 6th. Nothing really can stop Kamachi from doing what I need to do, so I'm going to keep pushing.
I don't know. I really don't know, but at the end of the day, that's the truth. Nobody can say that Kamachi's whack period. They can't say Kamachi don't do his thing because like you said, I featured on everybody's projects. I was always the go-to guy for a certain style that I always brought to the records. Far as that Pharaoh style and all that, That's what I do. I always been doing that. With me, it's straight up authentic. It's nothing that I'm going to stop doing because I'm not affiliated with AOTP. I was already always doing that. That was always my sound. That what I always brought to the table. That's what I continue to do.
It is what it is, but I don't really know. Definitely, a lot of influence and a lot of cats. It is what is. We keep the train moving, you know what I mean?
(singing)

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