Frank C. Matthews Talks New Book And What Rappers Should Be In “Respect the Jux” Film

Frank C. Matthews knows all about turning negatives into positives. After landing in jail in the early 90s, the Brooklyn, New York, native, began to make the best of time behind bars, launching a premature writing career that later saw him release his highly-acclaimed first fiction book, Respect the Jux (2006) and, most recently, prepare the launch of his second offering, Below the Radar, to be available on July 3rd via Simon & Schuster. Matthews, whose mastered the art of meshing his previous grim reality and the product of his imagination, chatted with XXL's Good Life about BTR, how he plans to ...

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