Celebrity Interviews

A Candid Convo With Safaree: Happiest He's Ever Been in Life, Music, Family & Explains Hairline in Detail

In our candid conversation with Safaree, he breaks down several topics and answers questions that we’re all thinking about.

He explains that this is the happiest he’s ever been in life — single and focusing on his own music. Telling us he wants to be known as the Hype-man that successfully transitioned into a well-known artist.

While in-studio, he also talks about being West Indian and holding up to 27 jobs. From McDonald’s for 2-years to driving 80,000 pound flat-beds across the United States.

Safaree goes on to also detail his hairline, telling us he invested $20k in getting it fixed.

Of course we couldn’t let him leave without dropping some bars! Watch his freestyle below.


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