Talking about his new album, Jefferson was asked how being a musician helps in this inner city high school classroom. Jefferson moved the conversation from Grammy Nominee Lil' Uzi, who he taught Social Science and African American History, to up and coming hip hop stars Runnup Rico (pictured here at the high school prom) and Jah$tar.
"When you meet kids like Samir (Uzi), being a musician yourself, how do you connect with them?.. Is it obvious that they have what it takes?' Two recent students, Jah $tar and Runnup Rico are both really strong rappers with great videos. " Like Uzi, "they're really focused.