Claude VonStroke: "My Dream Has Always Been to Make Tracks With Rappers"

Claude VonStroke, the Claudefather of Dirtybird records, the big guy behind the ghetto-booty-tech madness that defies genre limitations, is enjoying some highly-deserved time in the spotlight. He's built his empire from the ground up for years, and 2013 has seen him reap serious benefits.

But it wasn't always that way. Just a few years ago, most people had never heard of Dirtybird or VonStroke. Put him on a big stage among big names, and he all but fell into the cracks of the sidewalk. With much dedication, perseverance, and oodles of talent, he's turned his luck around and taught American masses to stray from the shallow end. But now, he wants to make moves again - into the rap game?

We submit to you part two of our recent Claudeversation.

See also: Claude VonStroke on Internet-Era Music: "There's Only Beatport or iTunes Albums"

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.