One final story:
We had the pleasure of touring with the X-Ecutioners in 2000. Hands down Roc Raida was one of the funniest dudes I’ve ever met. He used to have this character called “The Horse,” complete with horse mask, that he used to break out every now and then.
Sometimes, when he would check in to hotels, he would come into the lobby with the mask on.
Souls and X-Executioners shared the tour bus for a month-and-a-half, and he was non-stop comedy. Rest in peace to Grandmaster Roc Raida!
In the last 17 years we’ve rocked a few thousand shows, you can catch some of them on the Hiero Full Circle Tour DVD.
Big shout out to De La Soul, Tribe Called Quest, Tha Liks, Pharcyde, X-Ecutioners, OC, Blue Scholars, Little Brother, Non Phixion and the whole 12 Monkeys (Planet Asia what up!). —Tajai