Back in late January, Complex premiered Alexander Spit's album, A Breathtaking Trip to That Otherside.

Although that project was probably the first time many fans outside of the Bay Area caught on to Spit,  we had actually first become fans of his when he dropped his instrumental tape Mansions last year and when he produced Bago's excellent Sunday's Best. But now, with his new album out, the West Coast rapper/producer has hit the road and is in SXSW playing shows this week, the perfect time to get on the horn and find out: Who Is Alexander Spit?

He told us about growing up in the Bay, his former group The Instant Messengers, and why he doesn't sell his beats to other people...

As told to Insanul Ahmed (@Incilin)  

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