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Video Premiere: Jean Grae "I Don't Camouflage" Interview

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.Jean Grae in a still from her I Don't Camoflauge interview

A lot of times, we in the webisode game shy away from interviews where the format involves pointing a camera at somebody's head and letting them talk for 10 minutes--because a lot of times those interviews are really boring. The I Don't Camouflage series, however, kinda makes you realize that a lot of times it's not the format that made those people sound boring. If, by contrast, you point your camera at somebody with some interesting sh*t to say--let's take Jean Grae for example--you end up with a dope interview. In this particular IDC segment, Jean Greasy puts on her psychological SCUBA gear and goes in on a wide (and deep) range of topics from a) life as the child of South African jazz legend Abdullah Ibrahim AKA Dollar Brand b) good and bad hair and c) her (failed) attempts to blend in and how they shaped the person she is today. Along the way she firmly establishes why she is not only one of our favorite rappers but also one of the most grounded, self-aware human bein's we have ever had the pleasure of watching talk into a camera for 11 minutes and 57 seconds. Suit up and dive in below.