Bubba Sparxxx came through for his first-ever VladTV interview, and he started off by speaking to Shawn Prez about growing up in rural Georgia and being exposed to hip-hop through a friend and falling in love.

He then detailed how he excelled in football and played for a short stint in college before moving to Athens, Georgia, where he started taking music seriously. During the conversation, Bubba explained how he caught the attention of Interscope Records’ Jimmy Iovine, which he pointed out came along after Eminem signed with the label. Bubba also detailed working with Timbaland.