“All Gold Everything” might be the motto, but Trinidad James has true love and appreciation for music. We had the chance to meet with the Def Jam-signee at this year’s Paid Dues-festivities in San Bernadino, CA and talk about a range of subjects such as his dream collaborations, his feeling about being an official part of the XXL Freshman Class of 2013, respect between artists and the necessity of getting together to make music that “blows people’s mind” and much more.

A small-but-committed group of writers, bloggers and videographers that (mostly) exist and function all over the D.C. Metro area.