Phora on Learning to Tattoo on Himself

West Coast rapper Phora spoke about growing up in Anaheim and being motivated to make a name in hip-hop to represent for his city. During the conversation, Phora also spoke about getting into graffiti culture and doing two years for tagging.

It was after his stint in jail that Phora decided to move on to tattooing, which he said was making him money by the time he was in his early teens. To hear more of what Phora had to say, including how the relationship between graffiti and hip-hop has been lost, hit the above clip.