Nardwuar Spooks Sheck Wes in His Latest Interview

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The “Mo Bamba” rapper squares up with The Human Serviette

Another day, another rapper tripped up in the predictably ace research of a Nardwuar interview. Harlem’s Sheck Wes was the latest to be tested by the venerable Vancouver journalist. Catching him backstage at a north-of-the-border stop on Travis Scott‘s Astroworld tour, Nardy got right to the gift-giving, lacing Wes with a number of albums that explored the rich musical history of his parents’ Senegalese roots.

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Throughout their chat, Wes recounts early memories of admiring dazzling knockoff suits at the markets in the West African country and even drops a few bars in Wolof (though he capped the interview with his hallmark “BITCH” ad-lib.) It’s when Nardwuar starts running through the names of childhood friends and family members that the 20-year-old becomes visibly uncomfortable (sending the Harlem rapper into an endless run of shoutouts ) which is a pretty standard response for anyone facing The Human Serviette’s line of relentlessly-hospitable interrogation.

WATCH: Sheck Wes’ Spooky Halloween Performance of “Mo Bamba” on The Tonight Show

Watch Nardwuar spook Sheck Wes in his latest interview below.


Zo is a staff writer at Okayplayer where he covers music.

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