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Sru Face has been one of the most active reaction YouTuber, who also has a rap career on the up and up. Sharp grills him about his upbringing, his fanbase, how he built his Youtube community, and much more!
0:05 Scru Face on being a Youtuber and a rapper
2:42 Scru Face on his school days, born in Nebraska and his parents moved him back to Nigeria, then back to Nebraska
5:10 Scru Face on learning English with music and lyrics
6:13 Scru Face details how he started making music, he said his older brother influenced him to rap.
7:38 Scru Face on the type of music he listens to, came up on hip hop but also dabbles in other genres
9:48 Scru Face on diving into his passion, started touring and made it his college experience, selling out shows fresh off high school
11:30 Scru Face talks about Nebraska concert promoters discriminating against hip hop
12:50 Scru Face on getting more love from fans outside of his hometown, local people being jealous sometimes, moving to the west coast to get more exposure
14:40 Sharp asks about Scruface about the feeling he got when he first started getting recognition, and how to deal with negative fans.
15:50 Sharp asks Scruface about his YouTube content, says he got the idea to make content after chilling with his homies and debating hip hop
17:25 Sharp asks Scru Face what his proudest moment as a content creator is, most likely his recent MGK VS. Jack Harlow video
19:22 Sharp asks Scru Face about his favorite battle rappers, going to a live battle in Phoenix and how being there live was an amazing experience
21:30 Scru Face talks about his experience rap battling live in Kansas. He ended up winning a competition but didn’t receive the reward. He was supposed to link up with Nipsey Hustle after winning but it fell through.
23:30 Scru Face explains how he got his name, from his dad and a movie he watched when he was just a little kid
26:43 Scru Face on his relationship with Tech N9ne, getting a feature, mentorship + Meeting Dizzy Wright
29:45 Scru Face talks about opening up for Kendrick Lamar, Rae Sremmurd, YG and more
31:08 Scru Face speaks on remaining independent and doing everything by himself, shooting his own videos, editing, and recording his own music, cover arts, and more
34:50 Scru Face talks about juggling making music vs making reaction videos, Sharp gives Scru Face some advice to stay consistent on the music to please his fans
36:50 Sharp asks Scru Face if he ever procrastinates when it comes to music, while making YouTube reactions is way faster, his music page isn’t monetized yet despite having 30K subscribers
40:45 Scru Face on his future plans and how he is going to create content to make him stand out. Sharp gives him some game about how he can start a team to help propel him to success
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