Harlem Rapper Vinny Cha$e Does Not Have $10,000 To Loan Strangers From the Internet
Vinny Cha$e represents the new generation of rappers hailing from Harlem. Building on the buzz of his Golden Army mixtape, Vinny will be strutting the stage at SOBs on Sunday with his fashion forward style. Before that, we tapped into his Twitter timeline to get the inside deal on rocking with Chief Keef's cohort Lil Reese, the thinking behind the New Harlem hashtag, and who the intriguing Golden Girl is.
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What was the most important lesson you learned while filming other rappers?The biggest thing I learned, especially from being around Juelz, was how to handle your business and how to get your money. It's the numbers game: How much you should be getting from this person and how much someone else can take and how much your manager should be getting. It was another part of the game that I saw, but I didn't think I'd ever be having to apply it from the other side.
What was Lil Reese like?
Lil Reese was cool when I met him. He seems pretty cool. I usually don't judge people by what I see in the press. You really can't judge a real person like that. When I met him, he was a pretty down to Earth person. He's a kid, you know? You really can't expect too much from a kid.
Were you surprised by it?
Yeah, I was surprised as hell! I've never met the person, but to get that kind of support... That was actually the second or third one I've seen, but that was definitely the biggest one I've seen. It's bigger than mine! It was dope to see me getting that support, especially with me being someone from New York and there's a lot of nonsense going on. It shows that I'm getting recognized in the right way.