Oliver the 2nd talks battling at both lunch periods, working with Alchemist, approaching his music with refreshed dedication, and performs “Products” live in studio
Oliver the 2nd is a rapper out of Fontana, CA (the I.E.) who’s been honing his craft for years. He’s been collaborating with his cousin Jeremiah Jae since before Jae was signed to Brainfeeder, he was featured in a Boiler Room episode with Jon Wayne, Zeroh, and Azizi Gibson, and he’s had the opportunity to work with Alchemist multiple times over the last few years.
Clearly he’s in a circle with some of rap’s elite, so why did he almost disappear for 6 years? He released his last project in 2014, only popped up on collaborative records and compilations, and then released the spectacular “Lingua Franca” EP in November seemingly out of the blue. After running across the record I wanted to get to the bottom of his hiatus, and how we knew so many of the same people without ever running into each other in the past.
Hear us talk about battling at both lunch periods, working with Alchemist, and approaching his music with refreshed dedication.