NPR has a great interview with Laraaji, hosted by Ari Shapiro. They talk about Laraaji’s music, gratitude and the power of laughter.
LARAAJI: Well, laughter has always been the juice of my life in growing up in a family that was very laughter-friendly – uncles, aunts, cousins. So somewhere in high school, when I began exploring comedy, writing comedy and then into college, performing with various comedy teams…
SHAPIRO: I’m sorry. You were a comedian before or while you were a musician? I was totally unaware of that.
LARAAJI: When I came from Howard University to New York where I pursued standup comedy.
Listen to the interview here:
You may read the complete interview here.