It was only a matter of time before Nardwuar caught up with Yung Lean. The two connected in Vancouver on the Sad Boy general’s 18th birthday last week, and the interview is expectedly entertaining.

Accompanied by his usual cohorts—Yung Sherman, Yung Gud, and Bladee—Yung Lean touches on his rapid rise to fame, reveals what fans typically wear to shows, and answers Nardwuar’s most vital question: “How do you stop people from crying at your gigs?”

“I can’t. It’s impossible.” – Yung Lean Doer

YUNG LEAN: THE SADDEST GIG I’VE EVER BEEN TO

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