E.D.I. Mean will forever be remembered as a vital members of Tupac’s crew The Outlawz. When Pac was released from prison in 1995, he named everyone in the crew after enemies in America. For real name Malcolm Greenidge, his name came from former Ugandan president Idi Amin.
The New Jersey rapper is best known for his feature on Tupac’s “Hit Em Up.” While he continues to release meaningful records for hip-hop as a whole to appreciate, he’s also stepped into the other side of the business: management and concert promotion.
King Ice caught up with E.D.I. Mean to discuss his love for watches and being a collector.
Talk about your fashion sense and your drip. What accessories do you wear?
Man, I always just march to the beat of my own drum. I like fucking with shit that I’m comfortable in. I wear a lot of G-Star, they’re comfortable. They fit me right and they last long.
What about your watch?
This is a Nixon. I’m a watch collector, so I got all types. This is old school, like a Swatch style. I’m a collector.
You got Rollie’s in your vault?
I don’t have a Rollie, but I got some nice watches. I have about 6 watches, and a Rollie is in the future.