Coolin' Out


Straight From Downtown (Feat. Downtown Dion)

Jarel, Kev, and Sal are joined this week by Surf School recording artist, Downtown Dion (downtowndion). The guys start by discussing Dion's start in rapping (6:00), signing with Harry Fraud's Surf School record label (11:00), his inspirations (15:00), competitive motivation among his friends (19:00), and changes in his neighborhood over time (26:00). Then, they talk about the creative process behind 'Swoop Dreams' (33:00), best pieces of advice Dion's received from Harry Fraud (39:00), how he adjusts his recording style depending on producer (45:00), plans for the future (48:00), best advice for up and coming rappers (54:00) and the significance behind the 'Swoop Dreams' title (1:05:30). Downtown Dion's newest mixtape 'Swoop Dreams' out now on Apple Music, Tidal, and Spotify