(Photos) Me Doing Misc. Cool Shit – Quarantine

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Uhhh, it’s been quite some time since one of these, and that’s because there wasn’t shit going on during most of the quarantine! But we’re back and I’ve got a little somethin’ somethin’ to share with y’all!

Here are pics from Rosenberg‘s Real Late album release dinner just last night, when I DIY’d a Super Mario area of my crib, dressed up like Doja Cat for no reason, stepped out to a Dip Set event on Fairfax with my boo Amber in April and got to speak on a dope panel last fall, ‘Women in Music Journalism’!
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Marisa Explains It All [Episode 162: ‘Lemon Be Extra Me’]

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Joyce [and our new team member Angela!] came over for a meeting about the fate of Marisa Explains It All last nite and it ended up becoming an episode. Don’t call it a comeback because I can’t promise it will be consistent but here’s what’s been up for the last year and if you’re on your therapy/growth/mental health journey this is for you!

[P.S. I think we’re going to have to make a new iTunes so right now it’s just on SoundCloud and Spotify!]
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Marisa Mendez x Royce Da 5’9 for HipHopDX’s ‘Hack3d’

I love doing interviews because I get to pick the brains of people who made their passions into their careers. And I love highlighting all the special moments along the way – like how my brotato chip Mike Zombie ended up on Eminem’s album all through the power of social media and good people! And what a moment for teen me…I had an itty bitty connection to an Eminem moment! WHUT!!!!!

Also, I was SO nervous to talk to Royce because I think he’s absolutely brilliant and this convo ended up SO amazing. Elsewhere in the hour-long chat his dad surprises him and Joell Ortiz!

Marisa Mendez Interviews Trippie Redd for the Cover of Bleu Magazine

I got to speak to Trippie Redd for my second cover story and let me tell you – I was pulled over on the side of the PCH with my mom making this interview happen because of deadlines and rescheduling and I’m hella proud of making it happen!

Check out our convo below and over at Bleu Mag!
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