Rapper Denny Blaze On His Rise To YouTube Fame As The Average Homeboy [Interview]

I had the opportunity to ask YouTube sensation Denny Blaze, aka The Average Homeboy, a few questions about his rapping, his life, and what it was like to become a viral sensation on YouTube. Find out what he had to say after the jump!

Rapper Denny Blaze, aka The Average Homeboy, is one of the most recognizable YouTube memes.  He rose to viral fame back in 2006 thanks to a demo tape that he recorded back in the late 1980s.  The tape features the song ‘Average Homeboy’, and Denny Blazin Hazen explaining what he’s trying to market.  “In mainstream music right now, there’s not a middle-class, average guy telling his point of view that’s white.”  His mission was to fill this gap.

I had the opportunity to ask Denny Blaze a few questions about his rapping, his life, and what it was like to become a viral sensation on YouTube.  Read on to find out what he had to say.