Walter Taylor has a beef with “recycled music” in the rap industry. “Music is supposed to be something that people can feel, that has meaning to it,” Taylor says. “They’re talking about the same stuff because there’s nothing for them to talk about.” Under the moniker IGot#Work, though, Taylor has plenty to say. The hip-hop material spans a childhood in Minneapolis and Atlanta, to time in a Wisconsin prison, to a reemergence in Duluth. Tylor has performed with artists Bone Thugs-n-Harmony and 50 Cent, and plans to drop an ambitious three-disc project this year.

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