Cozz, who dropped his debut album Cozz & Effect last month, recently linked up with Pigeons & Planes while visiting New York City, where 21-year-old South Central rapper detailed his writing formula, meeting J. Cole, and how he feels about the Big Apple. "It's a nightlife type of city, and I'm a nightlife type of dude," he says. "People kinda rude, but it's cool." Cozz also described the goal he hopes to achieve through his music. "I just wanna bring real music back and inspire. I just wanna change lives."

Watch the full clip above, where Cozz also raps a verse from "Dreams" a cappella. Cozz begins a mini-tour this weekend in Chicago, with additional stops in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. For ticket info, visit his official website.

[via P&P]