The albums called Mixed Race because being mixed race is the single biggest influence on my music. You sat down at the table in my house and you saw every colour. Its made me much more open-minded than I couldve been. I come from both worlds. Mixed Race is a gangster album. I cant do gangsta rap. Thats not me. I cant talk about being a bad boy, cos Im not. But Ive been around that. So this is the closest I can get to a gangsta album. Its very gully, as Jamaicans call it
very dark. Tense, street and urban. Its like a movie, almost.
And its true that Ive agreed to work with Massive Attack again. A year ago I wouldve said no. But what I like about it now is that, if we do an album together, peoples expectations are gonna be high. It wont be easy. Were gonna have to make something really special. I think its a challenge.