Under the Radar: Simon Emanuel

Today Swedish rapper Simon Emanuel releases his single Mångalen, a collaboration with Min Stora Sorg. He used to go by the name Paragon and did his first performance at the age 17, and was later on nominated for his fourth album in 2012. His upcoming album Le För Kameran is set to be released on November 26th.

Would like to meet…
– The 16 year old version of myself, just to pick my brain a little bit.

Most memorable night out…
– I was at Quincy Jones house for his 81st birthday in march, that was a very humbling and surreal evening.

My greatest extravagance…
– Probably my sneaker habit, such a cliché for a rap guy.

In my next life…
– I would/will probably take up skateboarding again and make that my life. I still dream about it.

Wouldn’t recommend…
Believing a word spoken by that swedish racist, anti-evolution party that shall remain nameless.

My hero…
– As of right now, the female kurdish fighters in the Peshmerga.

Super talent…
Guessing what the exact time is, not really Marvel material.

Favourite city….
I’m looking for it.

Before I die…
– I want to learn to play the piano really well.

Hidden talent…
– I’m quite good at imitating my friends voices.

Just discovered…
– That Adam Levine and Jason Schwartzman actually isn’t the same person

Dances to…
Boyz 2 Men – Motown Philly

Laughs at…
Aziz Ansari

Wears…
Whatever my 08.30 in the morning auto-pilot decides is a good fit.

Most visited website…
– google.com 
+ “rick ross dancing gif”

Most read book…
– I actually haven’t read a book twice…

Most viewed You Tube video…
– Maybe the clip of The J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League making the “Aston Martin Music” beat.

Visit Simon’s Facebook page here.