After barely graduating high school, he went to community college before attending the University of Massachusetts Lowell, dropping out to focus on credit-card fraud.
"I learned that from a kid from the Czech Republic," he recalls.
"When I was trying to find out who the new rappers are, this was the only interview that I would ever find with people," Rosenberg says.
"It's awesome that's someone's doing it, because I don't have enough in the tank to still interview all these new cats.
"We went to some mall, and he bought me fucking fettuccine Alfredo on somebody else's credit card.
It's a warm Sunday afternoon in June and he's about to record his latest episode of the No Jumper podcast.It's now a few days later, and Grandmaison is absentmindedly playing with a kendama while chilling on On Some Shit's patio.He's pondering why he's been able to maintain a seemingly inexhaustible interest in new hip-hop when so many other folks his age are letting their tastes calcify. I never really had to do anything that I didn't want to do." Raised in Nashua, New Hampshire by a librarian mother and social worker father, Grandmaison latched onto hip-hop at an early age, falling under the sway of Dr. "Snoop Dogg was when I first realized, ' Oh, there's this whole huge subculture within hip-hop,'" he says.It's awesome seeing someone who's knowledgeable about it and passionate.[No Jumper] feels small, but it reaches a shitload of people."Grandmaison and Rosenberg prepare for the interview, as the crew set up the cameras and lone spotlight. It's Grandmaison at his best, letting the interview feel more like a hangout session between two rap nerds going deep on all the topics that excite them.