Re-Surch : Raised in the Ghetto, Went to school in the Burbs
The highly magnetic album, ‘Raised in the Ghetto, Went to School in the Burbs,’ is an honest, unrestrained depiction of Re-Surch’s unique and rocky upbringing. The tracks on the record are seamlessly woven together by the talented rapper in order to spark intrigue in the listener as they hear about the hardships and triumphs he has faced. The playful, comedic persona that Re-Surchembodies on the track ‘Raised in the Ghetto, Went to School in the Burbs,’ mimics the paradoxical theme of being brought up in indigent surroundings in Dorchester while going to school with privileged white children in the suburbs.
One experience Re-Surch details on the album is the life changing opportunity of interning for the Howard Stern Show where he became fondly known as ‘John the Black Intern,’ and where he decided to completely focus on achieving his dreams in the entertainment industry. Previous to interning for Howard Stern, Re-Surch was on a harrowing path plagued by everything from juvenile detention at a young age to getting stabbed multiple times over drugs. Eventually, Re-Surch dropped out of high school. If you like Hip-Hop and Humour, give this album a listen!