He was… in so many ways was unfit to live in the world. He had a very difficult time in the world, but completely submerged himself in art. He honestly seemed happy in that balance. It’s like he created his own world outside of the normal world, and lived there, I think, happily.
— Music producer and co-founder of Def Jam Records Rick Rubin remembers hip-hop video director Ric Menello: http://nyr.kr/165BT5b