"Captain Murphy: I never wanted it to be this whole thing about my identity. I never wanted it that to be the case. The only think that I wanted out of it, I just didn’t want people to like try and hype it up. All of sudden, Flying Lotus is a rapper now. I felt like I had to pay my dues in that respect. I wanted to know if I was any good on the strength. I didn’t want to just come out and have a track with Earl Sweatshirt with me rapping. Flying Lotus is doing his thing. I just wanted to pay dues in the way that I feel rappers should. Earn that shit. That was really the only reason why I was going with the mystery thing and trying to not tell people who I was out of the gate. I wanted people to take me seriously. Not like, “Oh, that’s cool. He’s rapping now. That’s cute.” No, I didn’t want to do that. I want to see if it’s any good first without any co-signs. I want to see if motherfuckers are really gravitating towards it. If it is then I am gonna keep doing it. If not, then I will know."
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"Captain Murphy: I never wanted it to be this whole thing about my identity. I never wanted it that to be the case. The only think that I wanted out of it, I just didn’t want people to like try and hype it up. All of sudden, Flying Lotus is a rapper now. I felt like I had to pay my dues in that respect. I wanted to know if I was any good on the strength. I didn’t want to just come out and have a track with Earl Sweatshirt with me rapping. Flying Lotus is doing his thing. I just wanted to pay dues in the way that I feel rappers should. Earn that shit. That was really the only reason why I was going with the mystery thing and trying to not tell people who I was out of the gate. I wanted people to take me seriously. Not like, “Oh, that’s cool. He’s rapping now. That’s cute.” No, I didn’t want to do that. I want to see if it’s any good first without any co-signs. I want to see if motherfuckers are really gravitating towards it. If it is then I am gonna keep doing it. If not, then I will know."

Read the full article on Captain Murphy here