Celebrity Interviews

Rise&Shine: Roosh Williams Speaks On Iranian Roots, How Rap Cost Him His Day Job & "Unorthodox"

Recently featured as a Sway in the Morning “Rise & Shine” artist, after demolishing a freestyle emerging emcee Roosh Williams touched on his Iranian roots and revealed how a simple Google search cost him his teaching career. He also discussed his thoughts on collaborating with the legendary Scarface on his new Trakksounds produced album Unorthodox, which has already cracked iTunes Top 40 list.

[Also Read: Houston’s Own Roosh Williams Goes In (Freestyle)]

Check out the interview in full below:


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