Evidence on New Album ‘Weather or Not,’ Fatherhood, and the Gentrification of Venice Beach

StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro recently sat down for a phone conversation with Evidence (above, in a courtesy photo), the west coast Hip-Hop legend and member of Dilated Peoples, for a discussion about his new album, Weather or Not, which will be released on January 26th via Rhymesayers Entertainment. In our conversation, Evidence touches on how Weather or Not fits into the overall arc of his solo efforts, seeing his mother resurrected in his first son, and the gentrification of Venice Beach, where he grew up.

Press play above to hear the full conversation, and don’t forget to share and comment below.

StayUp.News documents social and political issues through Hip-Hop, seeking to amplify unheard voices in a language all their own. But we can’t do it without you. Support this important mission and receive exclusive content:

Become a Patron!