To wrap up a successful year with the release of their second album, “The Papercut Chronicles II”, Gym Class Heroes will be playing the Z100 Jingle Ball in their home state of New York this Friday.
Stylist and charming guitarist Disashi Lumumba-Kasongo took some time in between shows to chat with andPOP. When a band like Gym Class Heroes can spend up to a year on the road, a lot of their cherished items can get left behind. Disashi isn’t shy to discuss a few of his favourite things and he and the rest of the boys hop from show to show. As a way to get a glimpse into the mysterious Disashi’s life, here are a look at some of the things that really whets his appetite.
Favourite bar in New York: McSorley’s
Favourite hangout spot after the bar closes: The tour bus
Favourite band ritual: Jumping into rivers or putting hands together and then chanting “Jerry’s! Jerry’s! Jerry’s!”
Favourite pizza toppings – Extra cheese, mushrooms and artichokes
Favourite Mario Brothers character – Princess Peach
Favourite record store – Amoeba in California
Favourite moment on this current tour – Exploring Jacksonville, Florida
Favourite reality show – “Platinum Hit” or “The Apprentice”
Favourite ramen noodle flavor – Chicken or crushed barbecue chips
Favourite dance move – The Moonwalk
Favourite late night tv show host – A tie: Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien
Favourite holiday activity – Baking cookies
Favourite thing about being married – It’s a constant reminder of the power of love
Favourite thing to do when not on tour: Spend time with family