He brings you out in style...
As a follow up to Blammo's news item on the August/September 03 edition of Complex magazine (07/19/03 NEWS: MOS DEF AND DB FEATURE IN COMPLEX MAGAZINE) we now bring you the full interview transcript. The seven page article is entitled 'The Style Council' and opens with 'Renaissance Men David Bowie and Mos Def Chop It Up About Fame, Fashion, and the Pursuit Of Happiness'. The magazine contains four fabulous new photos of David in addition to the front cover shot, so it is well worth getting your hands on.
Here are a couple of thought provoking quotes from David to whet your appetite:
I will buy a chair for my house. What style of chair are you gonna buy? Everything we look at and choose is some way of expressing how we want to be perceived. I mean, why bother choosing a chair because it looks a certain way? Because there's gonna be something about that chair that says something about you...And it applies to everything you do.
I never heard so many kids talk about just doing anything to be famous. I mean, yeah, fame is part of the deal when you're a kid and you think, I wanna go into music, but everybody that I knew was really doing it because of their love for it. I don't see so much of that anymore; it's like, 'What should I say so that I can be famous?' It's like the tail wagging the dog,
Click here to read the full interview transcript.
We will complete the magazine round up by bringing you the 'Soma' and 'Filter' magazine transcripts later in the week.
Thanks to Helen2 for supplying the magazine.