GlobalGrind.com caught up with Flo last night at Carnival in New York City and sat down with him after he played a few booth games--he even won a Teddy Bear for the new woman in his life. They asked Flo about his new album, pop sound, as well as his new relationship. Check out what Flo had to say below!
Flo Rida on Tupac: "On the song, "Come With Me" I use Tupac. I sample his lyrics. I don't necessarily use him talking but it's me using some of the "Hail Mary" lyrics. I have always been a big fan of Tupac and I feel like no one has really given him a proper tribute and I'm looking forward to shooting the video for that. It's just amazing to look at your album and see that Tupac is one of the writers on your album. So that record stands out. Because it shows my versatility in that I'm doing a more melodic thing. It shows another range of my style."
Flo Rida on making it: "Think about me not being a rapper. With you telling me that I've made it, it feels like I'm dreaming now. It's just a blessing. I used to pick up my bible and that was that was the first thing I did. Thank God. After that I continued to work hard. I was never afraid to get no sleep, never afraid to travel across the country and end up living on the streets for something I love to do. I felt like God would have my back because he knows my passion and I would never give up. There was never a plan b. This is something I love.... With people telling me 'Hey man you got something,' just that little something made me want to dream big and continue to pursue music."
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