Scarface on why his elementary-school English teachers & Pink Floyd are the biggest influences on his life and career.
In the 21 years since he released his first album as Scarface in 1991, Brad Jordan has never performed live in New York City as a solo artist. Tonight, the Godfather of Houston hip-hop finally takes the stage here as part of Gentleman Jack’s Art Beats + Lyrics tour (also featuring Digital Underground’s Shock-G and James Brown’s “Funky Drummer,” Clyde Stubblefield) at Terminal 5. (Admission is free, but an R.S.V.P. is required via thecouchsessions.com.) TONY spoke with ’Face about his absence from NYC, Houston rap, A$AP Rocky, his recent “retirement” and why his elementary-school English teachers and Pink Floyd are the biggest influences on his life and career. [READ MORE]

Scarface on why his elementary-school English teachers & Pink Floyd are the biggest influences on his life and career.

In the 21 years since he released his first album as Scarface in 1991, Brad Jordan has never performed live in New York City as a solo artist. Tonight, the Godfather of Houston hip-hop finally takes the stage here as part of Gentleman Jack’s Art Beats + Lyrics tour (also featuring Digital Underground’s Shock-G and James Brown’s “Funky Drummer,” Clyde Stubblefield) at Terminal 5. (Admission is free, but an R.S.V.P. is required via thecouchsessions.com.) TONY spoke with ’Face about his absence from NYC, Houston rap, A$AP Rocky, his recent “retirement” and why his elementary-school English teachers and Pink Floyd are the biggest influences on his life and career. [READ MORE]