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All Songs +1: Rejjie Snow Talks Black-Irish Identity, Relationships and Bad Rap

The groundbreaking Irish rapper discusses his debut album Dear Annie, finding his identity through music and what it's like to create out of your comfort zone.
Rejjie Snow's full-length label debut, Dear Annie, is out now on 300 Entertainment. Source: Alexandra Gavillet

Advisory: This interview contains profanity.

Rejjie Snow takes pride in being an anomaly. An Irish-born rapper with a world perspective, outspoken views and jazz-inspired beat selections, Rejjie, born Alexander Anyaegbunam, has always been an outlier.

"I had a different outlook growing up where I grew up 'cause, as you say, I grew up listening to techno music. With making hip-hop I've got a different perspective and experience," Rejjie says through a mild, omniscient accent.

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