StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro recently sat down with Columbus, OH, Hip-Hop legend Blueprint, whose new album Two-Headed Monster, is available now through his very own Weightless Records. In our conversation, Blueprint touches on the importance of Black fathers, the need to focus on economic empowerment rather than fighting abstract notions like racism, and how sobriety turned around his health.

Press play above to hear the entire interview, and check out Blueprint’s tour schedule to see when he’ll be performing near you this summer.

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