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UPROXX 20: Young MC Has Never Returned To The Restaurant Where He Ate The Best Chick Parm Of His Life

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Young MC is a musician, actor and director probably best known for his 1989 hit, “Bust A Move,” which some credit for helping move hip-hop into the mainstream. You may also know him from his appearance on Celebrity Fit Club 3 and his cameo in Up In The Air. Recently, Young wrote and directed his first feature film, a horror movie titled, Justice Served, which is now available via iTunes, YouTube, Amazon, On Demand and other platforms. He was nice enough to take a few minutes to participate in our twenty questions questionnaire series.

1. You walk into a bar. What do your order from the bartender?

First drink is a Cranberry/Red Bull.

2. Who’s your favorite person to follow on Twitter?

I’m not a big Twitter person, but I made a point of following Jason Reitman after he put me in Up In The Air.

3. What’s currently waiting for you on your DVR/TiVO or your streaming queue?

Hap and Leonard, Boxing, UFC

4. It’s your last meal — what are you going out with?

Curry Goat, White Rice, Plantains and a Cola Champagne.

5. What websites do you visit on a regular basis?

I’m a big Bleacher Report guy. I get all my sports news through their app.

6. What’s the most frequently played song on your mobile device?

I don’t play much music on my mobile device at all. Right now I’m stuck on a song called “Pirate Bones” by Natasha Bedingfield.

7. The first face that comes to mind when you think “punchable?”

A music business executive who shall remain nameless.

8. What’s the last thing you Googled?

The legit last thing I Googled was the correct spelling of Bedingfield… before that, I Googled the distance between Lake Charles, Louisiana and Biloxi, Mississippi. I have upcoming shows there and I wanted to see if I should drive or fly.

9. Dogs or cats?

Cats all day.

10. Best concert of your life was…?

Prince. Mid 1980s. Madison Square Garden

11. What book are you most likely to give as a gift?

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell.

12. What’s the nicest thing anyone has ever done for you?

I like Skittles. Especially the purple and red ones. So when I buy a pack, I eat the other flavors first. An old girlfriend once gave me a gallon mason jar full of purple and red skittles.

13. South Park or Family Guy?

Family Guy. Stewie is a Boss!

14. You have an entire day to do whatever you want. What would you do?

Watch four or five movies back to back.‎ Multiple genres.

15. What movie can you not resist watching if it’s on?

King Of New York.

16. The sports team or teams you’re most passionate about?

NY Mets, NY Jets, NY Rangers, NY Knicks, USC Football.

17. Where did you eat the best meal of your life?

An Italian restaurant around the corner from the Waldorf Astoria in NYC. I wanted chicken parmesan, but it wasn’t on the menu. The chef made it special for me. It was the best I’ve ever had. Never been back there, either.

18. The last movie you saw in a theater?

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

19. Who was your first celebrity crush?

The first one who I met was Jamie Lee Curtis.

20. What would you cook if Nic Cage was coming to your house for dinner?

I make a mean baked tilapia.

Below is the trailer for Justice Served, which is now available via iTunes, YouTube, Amazon, On Demand and other platforms.

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