Wednesday, June 13th, 2007 at 7:27 am
He’s known to his parents as Brian C. Wharton. But in the streets of
His latest release, Diagnosis of Sharkula, is a well-packaged CD that’s being carried by Reckless Records, among other places. Sharkula doesn’t make music in a fancy studio. He supposedly writes, rhymes, and records on the street, burns the CDs at a friend’s house and then sells them out his backpack for up to $10 a pop.
For the 33-year old rapper, hip-hop is his first and final option. “It’s the only thing I know,” he said. “I’m a hooker to hip-hop.”
If only we can get the same degree of dedication from established artists.