MY TOP 30: Year 3 Posts of ALL-TIME! 3. Roach Gigz pop quiz

MY TOP 30: Year 3 Posts of ALL-TIME!

3. Roach Gigz pop quiz
The SXSW 2011 popolio pop quiz interview domination on this countdown concludes. San Francisco-based hip hopper, Roach Gigz, takes the Year 3  Number 3 spot with his SXSW pop quiz.   This is the sixth overall and now highest and final SXSW 2011 pop quiz entry on this countdown.  Roach Gigz joins Canada’s BRAIDS at Number 30, Australia’s the Jezabels at Number 23, Japan’s Peelander-Z at Number 21, ATX’s own, Quiet Company, at Number 20, and Mexico’s She’s a Tease at Number 19

See the original Monday, March 7, 2011 post here — Roach Gigz pop quiz interview – SXSW Artist.  It includes his song “Hold Up” featuring J Stalin and Nas’ video for “Street Dreams.”

See all 10 2011 SXSW pop quiz interviews here.

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Roach Gigz pop quiz interview – SXSW Artist

Like the Joker, San Francisco-based rapper, Roach Gigz,  is a master madcap, harboring a sardonic mind and killing it with his skills.

Roach Gigz plays 21+ shows at the Scoot Inn (1308 E. 4th Street) next Thursday, March 17, 2011, and Nuvola (105 E. 5th Street) next Friday, March 18, 2011, both starting at 9:50PM.

March 8, 2011 UPDATE:  Coincidentally, MTV featured Roach Gigz with an interview on their MTV2 Sucker Free Countdown on Sunday and, yesterday, we kicked off our SXSW pop quizzes with Roach Gigz!  Watch the Sucker Free video.  If THE REAL popolio was Twitter, we’d be trending.

March 7, 2011

Name:   Roach Gigz
Genre:  Rap
Latest Release:  Roachy Balboa 2 Mixtape (Thizz City)
Release Date:  January 4, 2011

This, That, or the Other
1. Underground OR Mainstream? Understream
2. Maintain Artistic Integrity and Vision OR Make a lot of Money? (OR Both)??? Both, I wanna’ make money of my visions.
3. Studio OR Stage? Studio
4. Spirituality OR Hedonism? Spirituality
5. Make Love, Have Sex, OR %$*!? All three at the same time…If I had to pick one it would be make love.

Fill in the Blank
6. Music is my wife.
7. I’m musically inspired by my thoughts and Mac Dre.
8. If I could have made any music video it would have been a tale of drugs and growing up by Roachy Scorzaazii.                     
9. If I was a super hero I’d be your daddy.                                                       
10.   Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll should change to   __________________, __________________, and __________________. (OR Not) That will never change.

Short Answer
11. I make music because:  I love to hear my voice coming out of other people’s cars. 
12. I want my fans to:  Love my music and understand how thankful I am for them.                               
13. If I could only share one thing about myself it would be:  Left Blank
14. Wild Card! I’m addicted to the taco truck by my house.
15. I want my musical legacy to be:  I want to be great.

Editor’s Note:  I appreciate  Roach Gigz creativity and humor, but since he did not choose an actual music video for Number 5, I chose one.  Because of his appreciation for Scorsese, here’s Nas’ “Street Dreams,” which pays homage to Casino.

Listen to “Hold Up” featuring J Stalin from Roach Gigz’ latest release, Roachy Balboa 2 Mixtape. Click on the cover to go to his official site.