Born Allah a.k.a Lord Mustafa (Of Movement EX) has a rich MC history from being born in New York and then moving and coming up on the LA Hip Hop Scene. His background is firmly planted in the battle rap arena, but his group project in 1990, Movement Ex, was inspired by learning Knowledge Of Self and resulted in him pushing the limits of consciousness and understanding through his music. From there he resharpened his battle axe in the trenches of the Good Life and Project Blowed LA Underground scene. Then finally he returned on wax in the early 2000s with an updated and evolved approach and style that was enlightening, but also relentless.
In our 4-Part Interview discuss the details to his very interesting and inspiring story.
-How his family experiences growing up in New York and LA inspired his style.
-How some of his very first rhyming experiences were him and his homeboy from Philly acting out Crash Crew routines before