Rising L.A. rapper RJ spoke to VladTV about growing up in South Central and attending five different high schools. He also spoke about being the only Blood in a school full of Crips and how his dad and uncles were also Bloods, so RJ felt born into the situation.

During the conversation, RJ spoke about not being good at rapping at first and using it as his therapy. To hear more, including why he’s not looking to make hits right now, check out the above video.