Interviews

SpaceGhostPurrp, Like Horus, Will "Rise Over My City and Give My City That Power" (VIDEO)

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Photo by Jacob Katel
SpaceGhostPurrp runnin' the live stage at Ultra Music Festival 2013.

SpaceGhostPurrp can be a prickly dude. He's so young, smart, and deep. And all that online attitude. You can't help but envy him his complexity and talent and resent what sometimes comes off as a sense of entitlement.

But when we met up with the Carol City rapper at Ultra Music Festival where he performed a Sunday noon set, we definitely didn't meet a guy who thinks the world owes him something. It's hard to get onstage, at noon at a rave, and take it all very seriously and professionally, but he did.

Purrp seemed shy or hesitant when we started bombarding him with questions about the sexual attractiveness of Scooby-Doo characters, his tattoos, and April Fool's Day, which is his birthday, also known as Purrp Day to those of the Raider Klan.

See also

- SpaceGhostPurrp on Sizzurp: "It's in the Air Down South"



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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
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