Mack Wilds Talks Classic Hip-Hop And Balancing Music, Acting


Mack Wilds’ debut album New York: A Love Story is nominated for a Grammy, so sat down with the East Coast crooner to talk about classic hip-hop, his home of Staten Island, and balancing music with an acting career.

“To us, [the album] felt like a summer in New York: the johnny pump, the dollar slices of pizza, the Italian ices,” Wilds said. “There’s nothing that tastes, looks, feels, smells like a New York summer anymore… So we just said, ‘Yo, everybody’s going left, let’s go right.’”

Read the whole thing at right now. — Max Weinstein