Modesty XO talks about his music career in the United States during his recent visit to Santo Domingo.
Modesty XO & Michael discussing Theophilus Eugene Connor, Known as Bull Connor who was the Commissioner of Public Safety for the city of Birmingham, Alabama for more than two decades. He strongly opposed activities of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s. Under the city commission government, Connor had responsibility for the oversight of the Birmingham Fire Department and the Birmingham Police Department.
Alabama-born, ghetto dweller Modesty XO became a permanent fixture on the local Hip-Hop scene more than a decade ago. Modesty’s reach has far surpassed the boundaries of Birmingham. With a string of regionally distributed mixtapes hosted by highly praised turntable technicians DJ Infamous and DJ Smallz, Modesty is set to take the world by storm aided by his bubbling, R&B-tinged new singles “All up on her”, “Money Money” “Paper” and “Kush Pack” (which accompanies an independent video shot in Birmingham). In 2007, Modesty XO with his biggest local hit “Back It Up”, brought home a trophy for Live Best Male Performer for Birmingham’s Dirty 30 Awards.