The world has a right to know how amazingly awesome Dollar Shave Club members are. So every Monday, we spotlight one of them to give you a peek into their awesomeness. This week, we’re profiling Ahmed Nimar, a college student turned hip-hop artist. Listen to his single, “Red Clouds,” below and then check out his ultimate Spotify playlist—a mix of Kanye, OutKast and Drake—here.
Q: What do you sing in the shower?
A: Usually songs by The Weeknd. My shower acoustics are impeccable.
Q: Describe your craziest studio experience.
A: My producer let me try spiked eggnog for the first time last Christmas. I got so messed up we ended up recording a 20-minute freestyle about eggnog. I’m thinking about releasing it this year as a Christmas album.
Q: Where did you play your first gig?
A: My first live performance with a microphone in my hand was at a high school rally. I was a sophomore and very nervous.
Q: How much music do you own?
A: Five CDs, more than 100 records and 7,899 MP3s.
Q: Name your guilty pleasure.
A: I’m embarrassed of nothing. But people look at me weird when I sing “I’m Too Sexy.”
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