Rockie Fresh: “It’s actually more of an young adult obsession thing. When I was a child, I don’t even understand the movie like I do now. That’s how Driving 88 came about. That was legit a prime example of being creative and just trying to be progressive. Really getting doubted for it. Being looking at as crazy, but at the same time, they made it happen in that movie. A lot of the speech and the movie clips reached me in a different way, especially since I smoke and stuff.”
“So I was seeing it like, ‘Man, this movie is low key deeper than people see it.’ Even with the speed of it being 88, that’s such a random number to get to the number. It’s fast but at the same time, it ain’t pedal to the metal. 160 type shit. It was one of those things where I felt like it related to me. I’m 21, I’ve done a lot. There’s still more for me to go. I feel like I am at a different speed. 88 is that speed.
That’s how Driving 88 came about. That was legit a prime example of being creative and just trying to be progressive. Really getting doubted for it. Being looking at as crazy, but at the same time, they made it happen in that movie
“I want to keep the theme going. Back To The Future had three parts. Driving 88 was one of the first time with me using the time [of 88]. We are going to make the DeLorean better throughout the process. We are going to pull out some different types of DeLoreans. Different types of settings as far as from the last project. But I wanted it to be a movie type of feel musically and visually so that fans can be consistent with. Really grow with it and see the progression while staying true to what they fell in love with.
"It’s just the introduction. Even on the second one, stylistically, they took it to a whole another level. That’s when they introduced the Nike Mags. The flying and stuff like that. That’s what this next project is. I didn’t want to name it Driving 88 II because it’s just not creative. It’s the progression, it’s the next level, it’s the flyer version. We did decent off the block office sales of the first one, now we putting resources back into the next one and make some next level stuff.
"It’s a struggle for me to get through the third one, honestly. But, I still just me being a diehard fan of the series, I still man it out. I be so off the loud on the third one, I don’t really remember much of it."