The Building Downtown

The Building Downtown 109: Organik

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Organik (@OrganikHipHop) joined The Building Downtown (@TheBuildingDT) hosts Jason Kelly (@JayKellyMMA), Kirill Kasatskiy (@KrilRaps) and Amy Barton (@amesbelle) to talk about the process of taking Ghost Drops from the black market to the legal market, their strains, dealing with Health Canada, consciously separating himself from the brand in the beginning, the good and bad of the business side of the cannabis industry, setbacks and obstacles the Ghost Drops team encountered, and their record-breaking foray into the legal market. Organik also spoke in depth on the history of battle rap, his nearly 20-year, consistent dedication to the culture of battle rap, King of the Dot and staff not being welcomed in other parts of Canada, the original name he wanted instead of King of the Dot, the groundwork KOTD laid and how their work paved the way for other battle rap promotions in Canada, the cost of putting on an event and the return on investment, losing massive amounts of money on events, working with untrustworthy, unreliable people, battle rappers attempting to be perceived as wealthier than they are, battle rap being a fragile business, the reason Twitch and Caffeine are involved in battle rap, effort put into KOTD S1, KOTD S2 plans, the current state of battle rap, why he chose the career paths he has and his motivations to succeed in those areas. #KOTD #GhostDrops #HipHop Follow the show and subscribe below: YouTube: Spotify: Itunes: Google Play: Twitter: Instagram: TheBuildingDT