Rapsody Talks 9th Wonder, Lauryn Hill, Kooley High & More With Out Da Box

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Rapsody talks 9th Wonder, Lauryn Hill, Kooley High and the BET Cypher in a recent interview with Out Da Box Radio that examines her steady rise as an MC. The discussion starts at the beginning, breaking down the genesis of Carolina hip-hop crew Kooley High and Rap's first introduction to 9th Wonder, while he mentored the crew. She also talks about the Soul Council - the 7-man production crew at Jamla Records fronted by 9th Wonder - and their role in helping to construct her sound. Rapsody discusses being a woman in the rap game, the influence of Lauryn Hill and influencing young women with her own music. They also check a few tracks from Rapsody's catalog, listening to joints from her debut LP The Idea Of Beautiful and the more recent She Got Game mixtape. Rapsody also details her feelings about being left off the XXL Freshmen Cover and her presence in the BET Awards Cypher. Check the track below to get the full scoop from Rapsody and Out Da Box Radio. Grab Rapsody's She Got Game mixtape via iTunes.