Welcome to What I Like, our weekly chat with local musicians about their favorite things.
This week: Stik Figa
Topeka rapper Stik Figa's new album (with D/Will), Crown and Coke, is now available to download. He recently won The Pitch’s 2011 award for Best Hip-Hop Artist. But what does he like?
Local band: Cowboy Indian Bear
Nonlocal: Frankie Beverly and Maze
All-time fav songs: Johnny Cash, “Hurt”; Outkast, “Wheelz of Steel”; Micheal Jackson, “Earth Song”; KRS One, “Aww Yeah”; Dead Prez, “Hip-Hop"; Hot Hot Heat, "Bandages”; Tech N9ne, “This Ring”; Ron Ron, “Hey Honey”; Notorious BIG, “Machine Gun Funk” to name a few.
Recent film: Up in the Air and Bridesmaids
Recent book: Watchmen graphic novel
Favorite TV showw: Regular Show
Favorite podcast: What's a podcast?
Favorite venue: The Jackpot in Lawrence
Favorite place to eat in KC: Go Chicken Go, KCK location
Favorite neighborhood: I'm from Topeka, so Central Topeka. KC is Westport.
Favorite bar: Riot Room
Favorite drink: Crown and Coke
Favorite article of clothing: Ralph Lauren Polo