StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro recently sat down for a telephone conversation with Sacramento, CA, by way of Columbus, OH, emcee Bru Lei (above in a courtesy photo), whose new album Selfie is out now, via Public School Records. In our conversation, Bru Lei discusses how the loss of friend and mentor DJ Przm (R.I.P.) helped spur self-examination and growth as an artist, culminating in Selfie.

Bru Lei also touches on his history as an artist, his painting and visual art, and ways musicians can diversify their offerings in order to make it in a tough music industry.

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