Sometimes getting imitated is a sure sign that you've arrived. But in some music circles, you aren't legit until you get interviewed by the infamous Nardwuar the Human Serviette — which is where Detroit rapper DeJ Loaf finds herself.
The eccentric interviewer is known for his savant-like abilities to soak up random bits of information about his subjects — a list that reads like a who's who of pop music.
In his latest interview, posted Wednesday, Nardwuar quizzes DeJ on other "Loafs" in the music business. In typical fashion, he digs up something from his subject's past — in this case, DeJ's first song she posted to YouTube.
Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...