Matteo Urella is an author and photographer based out of Boston, MA. His writings can currently be found primarily on Medium, where you can find his amazingly detailed and thorough “Machetes Dipped In Rum: The Oral History of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony”, which is a complete book detailing the story of one of Hip-Hop’s greatest collectives. You can find his PRO FILES series on Medium as well, where he interviews all kinds of interesting figures in music, film, sports, and the arts.
We speak with Matteo about Hip-Hop, MMA & Martial Arts, and life in general. Topics include:
– His book “Machetes Dipped In Rum”
– Incredible stories that you probably don’t know about Bone Thugs-n-Harmony and their legacy
– Ghostwriting & Steroids
– Anderson Silva & Jon Jones
– Human rights