Legendary Brooklyn rapper and producer Masta Ace talks to Culture is Free. With a music career spanning over more than three decades, Masta Ace is truly an iconic contributor who continues to create and share his art.
Known for his influential hip-hop lyricism, sincerity and all-round love for his fans, it's no wonder he continues to grow with supporters. Culture is Free would like to declare themselves a huge supporter and we salute Masta Ace for his contribution to music and culture!
What makes you happy and thankful?
My family and health. My wife and daughter are what I'm most thankful for and the fact that I am able be strong and healthy considering my age after all these years.
What in nature inspires you?
Nature’s super foods inspire me! The fact that everything our bodies need to remain healthy and in a state of wellness grows naturally on earth is amazing and inspiring to me.
Tell us about yourself and your art
I currently writing a hip-hop musical in conjunction with a company called Rhymes over beat. It's going to loosely based on my albums Disposable Arts, A Long Hot Summer and The Falling Season.
What is your greatest achievement to date?
I'm still working towards that greatest achievement. Time will tell.
What song best describes your life?
Take a Walk. On that song I play the role of tour guide taking the listener through my neighbourhood in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
If you could build a time machine what time would you travel to?
I would travel forward a hundred years to see if racism, greed and violence was over.