MP3: Boston Rap's Class of 2010: Millyz


Before rap came along, Millyz was a singer in his class chorus. “I just wanted to be a singer,” he says, sipping Hennessy at Riverside Pizza in Cambridge, “but I would always try to memorize what rappers said, so I could say it with them when I listened.” Growing up near Central Square, “with all the bums and crackheads and crazies,” Millyz was a white minority. “There’s nowhere that’s as culturally versatile as Cambridge,” he points out, gesturing to the bar’s clientele, which is almost entirely black and Hispanic. “Growing up here, you see there are people that sell drugs and shoot guns and there are good kids. You could just choose.”  Read More . . .

DOWNLOAD: Millyz, "That's My Life" (mp3)

Photos, Video, Mp3s: Boston Rap's Class of 2010. By Erin Baldassari.

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