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On the Rise: V!RTU

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”” imageanchor=”1″ style=”clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ height=”320″ kca=”true” src=”” width=”295″ //a/divstrongBy The Rap Scout/strongbr /strongHip Hop Vibe Staff Writer/strongbr /br /The North Carolina hip hop scene is unlike many other hip hop scenes in the South. Because of the influx of people, from the military, people come from all over the place. Current, North Carolina rap star, J. Cole, moved to North Carolina through the /br /V!RTU is among the rappers in the North Carolina hip hop scene. Currently, he is based in Durham, but he is originally from Southern California. Earlier this year, V!RTU and his family of six moved from the West Coast to Durham, because of his /br /Quickly, V!RTU has found work in Durham with several rappers and he has a gig, hosting a radio show in the area. Hip Hop Vibe ran across V!RTU this summer and is now posting the interactions in an /br /strongRead the entire interview below:/strongbr /br /strongHow long have you been rapping?/strongbr /Seriously, I have been doing this for ten years. Ever since 2006, I have been doing numerous recordings, going real /br /strongWhere are you originally from?/strongbr /Southern California, we moved around a lot so I can’t really say where I am from, exactly. I stayed near Lancaster until I graduated from high /br /strongHow did you find your way to North Carolina?/strongbr /I came here through my job, but I have joined the hip hop /br /strongHow long have you been in North Carolina?/strong br /I have been in North Carolina for nearly six /br /strongHave you teamed up with any local artists?/strongbr /I worked with DJ Flash, SkyBlew, and Chris Sutton. They all worked with me on my album, emI Work Harder Than You!/embr /br /strongemI Work Harder Than You!/em, can you tell us more about the album?/strongbr /The reason I called the album this is because I have not seen anyone who works harder than me, both in hip hop and out.div class=”blogger-post-footer”div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”
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