The Jacka (Mob Figaz) - conducted by Todd E. Jones
The Jacka Will Jack Your Sh*t!
MVRemix: What was the last incident of racism you experienced?
The Jacka: I can’t remember at the moment.
MVRemix: Death penalty. For or against?
The Jacka: Against.
MVRemix: Where were you on the September 11th terrorist attack? How did you deal with it? How has it affected the music industry?
The Jacka: I was in killa Cali. I was like, ‘Damn!’ It just made me more serious.
MVRemix: How do you feel about the US involvement in the Middle East?
The Jacka: Wack. The U.S. is killing people that pray to God, all day every day.
MVRemix: Word association. I am going to say the name and you say the first word that pops into your head. So, if I said ‘Public Enemy’, you may say, ‘Revolution’ or ‘Fight The Power’. If I said, ‘The Beatles’, you may say, ‘Revolver’ or ‘Yoko Ono’.
The Jacka: Oakland.
MVRemix: Jurassic 5.
The Jacka: Jurassic Park.
MVRemix: 50 Cent.
The Jacka: Tattoos.
The Jacka: 8 Mile.
The Jacka: Camel.
The Jacka: Never heard of them.
MVRemix: Dead Prez.
The Jacka: Struggle.
The Jacka: Fat lips.
MVRemix: Phife Dawg.
The Jacka: Check The Rhyme.
The Jacka: I was raised like a Muslim.
The Jacka: Microphone.
MVRemix: Lyrics Born.
The Jacka: Light skin n*gga.
The Jacka: Internet.
The Jacka: Queensbridge.
MVRemix: Curtis Mayfield.
The Jacka: Dope.
MVRemix: Gil-Scott Heron.
The Jacka: Don’t know him.
MVRemix: George Bush.
The Jacka: America.
MVRemix: Who are some artists you would like to work with in the future?
The Jacka: Sizzla and VP Records.
MVRemix: Who are some producers you would like to work with in the future?
The Jacka: Neptunes.
MVRemix: What is the biggest mistake you have made in your career?
The Jacka: Getting locked up.
MVRemix: What advice would you give to an up and coming hip-hop emcee?
The Jacka: Grind every day, hard!
MVRemix: What do you think hip-hop needs these days? What is it lacking?
The Jacka: Pride.
MVRemix: What song are you most proud of?
The Jacka: Whatever is dope. It doesn’t necessarily got to be rap. Whatever is truly dope.
MVRemix: What CDs or LPs have been in your CD player or on your turntable recently?
The Jacka: Black Uhuru.
MVRemix: Favorite movies?
The Jacka: ‘City Of God’ and ‘Shottas’.
MVRemix: If you could remake any classic hip-hop song, what song would it be?
The Jacka: ‘Teenage Love’ by Slick Rick.
MVRemix: What do you do when you are incredibly stressed out?
The Jacka: Smoke incredible weed.
MVRemix: What are some misconceptions do you think people have of you?
The Jacka: they think I’m light skinned.
MVRemix: How do you think that you have matured, evolved, or changed as a group?
The Jacka: As the Mob Figaz, we all step up so we can go down as the best group alive.
MVRemix: In hip-hop, what kind of styles of styles do you see coming in the future?
The Jacka: More industry bullsh*t. That’s all.
MVRemix: What is in the future for The Jacka or Mob Figaz tours? Remixes? Collaborations?
The Jacka: I look lovely at the moment. Us and C-Bo are working on a new Mob Figaz album as we speak.
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