Do your kids turn you on to a lot of music?
My son, the 20-year-old, does, but it’s the kind of stuff that I was into anyway. Like he’s really into gangster rap, which I was kind of into anyway, but he’s a lot more into it than I would be. So he’s introduced me to a lot of Biggie Smalls stuff, which out of the corner of my eye I’d been interested in, but I never would’ve bought one of his records. To me, the rap movement is where you find … I know there’s a lot of shite in there as well, but that’s where you would find what I would call real art insofar as art that’s driven by hunger and necessity, where you have people who otherwise would have had no f***ing life, that didn’t have any education, couldn’t play an instrument, but were able to program a drum machine. Ice Cube, I think, is one of the greatest American poets ever.
She listens to Biggie? Ok, game over, we are praying to the rap gods on some sort of hip hop record featuring Sinead this year.