Over the weekend, Joe Budden kicked off his “Second First Impression” tour at Toads Place in Connecticut, a popular venue for performances. Popular tweeter Relly (who also happens to be a friend of Joe,) caught up with Joey backstage for his new “Tale Of The Tape” interview series, where he’ll talk to different artists as they gear up to drop a mixtape. Joe’s A Loose Quarter drops Friday. See what he had to say about his tape, his girl, his tour and morebelow.

Marisa Mendez