Who are you?
Express Fresh of Acid Lab Records (www.acidlabrecords.com).
Where do you live?
West Covina, California.
What do you do?
Poet. Word-placer. Rapper. Artist. Hip-hop. Underground. Lyricist and styler.
When did you start?
In high school with Acid Reign and Damien Rodriguez.
How was your first show/performance?
Amazing!!! I performed in a talent show with Acid Reign.
What would you like to gain from your work?
A consistent network, steady and loyal fan base, occasional tours/collaborations etc.
What would you like your audience to gain from your work?
An understanding of my life experiences and creative process. I also hope to inspire many to use their talents.
Who or what are your biggest influences?
Musicians: Saafir, Tricky, Gift of Gab, Jim Morrison, Fellowship, Organized Konfusion, Tool, Leaders of the New School, Tom Waits, Tha Liks, Nine Inch Nails and Del Tha Funky Homosapien.
Films: The Crow, Friday, The Fly, Night of the Living Dead, Old Boy, Breakfast Club, Weird Science, Martin, Celebrity, Back to the Future, Naked Lunch, Enter The Dragon and Raging Bull.
Icons: Bruce Lee, Larry David, Woody Allen, Sean Penn, Gandhi and Batman.
What keeps you up at night?
Creating and my Kids. [laughs] Also being a dreamer and a visionary.
My album God is Gracious and the re-releases of Tony Boy, Retro and Sore Odyssey.