Elujay is a multi-talented rapper/vocalist/producer/songwriter hailing from Oakland, CA. The 21-year-old creative began crafting his sound at the age of 14, after a friend of his uploaded a beat-making program to his laptop. Inspired by the music of D'Angelo, Musiq Soulchild, and Kendrick Lamar, Elujay started producing instrumentals and writing songs representative of his love for both neo-soul and hip-hop. The Northern California artist has been on a mission to create “honest soulful music”, while expressing his feelings and experiences growing up in the ever-changing Bay Area environment.
Elujay’s style is refreshingly unique and accessible, his organic ability to effortlessly vacillate between singing and rapping, stands as the driving force of his musicality. Although, Jentrify,
Hip-hop fans may know Rob Markman as an esteemed journalist who has interviewed artists like Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Nicki Minaj, Drake and Wiz Khalifa. But now, the Brooklyn native is fulfilling his dream of becoming an artist himself.
Markman's debut rap project, Write To Dream, is an impressive entry into the game with his expert wordplay and vivid storytelling. Tracks like "I Don't Wanna Wait" observes life in the inner city in the way that Nas did on his classic debut Illmatic.
"Fredo" reimagines the classic mob film "The Godfather" and on "Writer" artists like DJ Khaled, Royce da 5'9", DJ Drama and N.O.R.E. praise Rob for taking the leap from journalist to artist.
Adam Elias, better known as King Bubba FM is a Barbadian super producer, composer, DJ, radio announcer, artist and performer. He is also an engineer with a recording arts degree from Full Sail University. Coming from both Trinidadian parents, his versatility has created the perfect musical mix.
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Ivy Sole is a rapper-singer from Charlotte, NC. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Ivy combines boom bap, R&B, electronic music, jazz, and indie rock to create a brand of hip hop that's all her own. The artist behind EDEN, EAST, & WEST. OVERGROWN is up next.