StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro recently sat down with iconic Brownsville, BK emcee Thirstin Howl the 3rd (above in a courtesy photo), for a conversation about his new album ‘Skillmatic,’ available on May 16th, 2017. In our discussion, Thirstin touches on the importance of being true to the rules of Hip-Hop culture, Hip-Hop as global religion, and his process as an artist.

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