Eric Biddines Thinks Rick Ross Is "Disconnected from Florida"

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He isn't a one-trick pony, though. His 2011 mixtape release, Aye Story About Love, was a neosoul, introspective effort that delved into all the trappings of romance. The talented wordsmith is coming off his fourth solo project now, The Frozen Lake EP, and is soon to open for Solillaquists of Sound at Speakeasy Lounge. New Times caught up with this Palm Beach County trailblazer to learn more about his fascination with coffee.

New Times: How do you like your cup o' joe?

Eric Biddines: I enjoy it light and sweet. Extra cream and sugar. A little tip: Don't sleep on McDonald's McCafé! They have quality beans, and they are much cheaper. They've restructured their brand with an emphasis on the coffee, because it really is good.

What's your favorite coffee place in town?

I love Harold's in Palm Beach and Coasters Coffee in Lake Worth. Delray would have to be the Beat Cup.

Describe the Planet Coffee Bean concept?

Planet Coffee Bean is an escape. I like to believe when my followers see me or play my music, it gives them an out-of-body experience. Like, I'm branding landmarks and characters throughout my projects, and there's themes that help you bring the mental aspect into this physical world.

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