Local battle rap vet Quest MCody waxes eloquent in new video interview short

We all know that Detroit has long been a big scene for battle rap; it's woven into the DNA of several of our local rappers, after all. 

In a very poignant interview with Rap Grid published this past week, Quest MCody gets deep about how lucky he feels he is, thanks to his talent and the community. 

Here's one of his many classic battles posted on YouTube; you could spend many hours just looking at his battles there (and he doesn't always seem to "win," but he's clearly great).

I'm a bit less sure about this video, but here it is.

Mike McGonigal

Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...
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