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Scarface photographed on May 14, 2015 at Hermann Park Golf Course in Houston, Texas.

Rap Legend Scarface on His Golf Obsession: 'The Idea That Just Because I'm From the Street, I Can't Play -- That's Bullshit'

On the golf course, Scarface of the Geto Boys is Brad Jordan, like on his birth certificate. He may have taken his stage name from the blood-soaked 1983 movie 'Scarface' that starred Al Pacino as a maniacal drug lord, but there’s no hint of gangsta swagger when he sets foot on the links. “I play golf every day if I can, but it’s not fun and games for me,” says the hip-hop pioneer on an overcast afternoon in May at Hermann Park, a public golf course in his hometown of Houston. Jordan won’t play with people who are drinking beer or clowning around.