Yo, Rvssian! An Interview with Vybz Kartel’s Favorite Producer

March 14, 2014


LU: Are you putting out any production that isn’t dancehall oriented?

Rvssian: I did two records for Ultra, and this guy Honorebel featuring Pitbull. Also I’m working on a mixed Spanish and English album. I’ve got a song with a Spanish artiste called Farruko featuring Sean Paul, “Passion Whine.” But I don’t like to talk about a project before it is out. I don’t want people to look out for it and it never come out and them like Wellllll… Rather I just come out and shock the public, bout that shock factor. We also launched our website, HCRWorld.com, a few months ago.

LU: Outside of music, what are you up to? I know you have some hobbies…

Rvssian: I play paintball on a professional paintball team called the Miami Beatdown.ย  Also, I ride dirt bikes for fun. At one pointโ€”the year before lastโ€”I owned like 5 bikes. I’m obsessed with bikes, I’m obsessed with extreme sports overall. Anything extreme; shooting, playing paintball, dirtbikes.. anything over the edge. I mean I played football, which is soccer, but I’m not really a fan of that. Just anything extreme that keeps my adrenaline pumping, ya know? Something crazyโ€”not too crazy, though.

JS: What is professional paintball, is it like professional basketball? How does it work?

Rvssian: Well, there’s leagues. The team that I am now is the professional league for it, but we are not fully ranked yet because the guy that owns the team he just started this as a new business venture. There are thousands of teams, They are trying to get paintball on ESPN.

JS: Are there any spots to play paintball in Jamaica?

Rvssian: Yeah, but it’s illegal to carry the gun… but I waan talk to them and play for a Jamaican team.