LOVE OVER EVERYTHING
Words by amari johnson | Image by King Texas
Even if you've never met him, there's something familiar about Jersey rapper MoRuf. Maybe you went to school with him and used to check him at lunchtime where he spit clever lines that always made you laugh. Ya’ll lost touch after high school. He stuck with it. Now, having graduated from college this past May, Moo feels that there’s nothing holding him back.
“I wanna see what’s out there. I’m ready for the new,'' says Moo, who was born in Newark and raised in Irvington.
But what does that mean in a time when the “new” is really just the remixed old with a higher price tag? For Moo, who released his latest project Shades of Moo last month, that new is “bigger than the music. It’s the energy. It’s a vibe. It’s like, MOB [Money Over Bitches,'' he explains. "What does that build up for self? What does that build up for your own? I wanna use my music to open up people’s minds, you feel me?” Read More