EXCLUSIVE: Doodlebug interview by Flatline!

HHG: With such a distinct style as an emcee with Digable Planets and on your solo work, I'm curious to know who influenced you early on in your career? Doodlebug: I was influenced by a lot of the pioneers of hip hop. In fact, my first experience in hip hop was as a deejay so I was caught up in everything - GrandMaster Flash, GrandMixer D.S.T, Marley Marl, Red Alert and of course DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Cash Money and DJ Kosmik Kev….I later became interested in the emcee when I first heard Rakim, Jungle Brothers, Treacherous Three, Run-DMC and KRS-One. HHG: Reachin' was released in 1993 and Blowout Comb in 94. What was the recording process like when creating those albums? It must have been a whirlwind for you as an artist to have everything take off so quickly when Rebirth Of S

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