At only 21 years of age, NoCap finesses his way over tracks with melodic hooks, IG caption worthy punchlines, and vivid street stories of life as a teenager surviving the streets of one of Mobile's most notorious public housing complexes.
Joyner Lucas (Formerly Future Joyner) is a creative explosion of wit, passion, and lyricism. In 2007 Joyner made his debut on the mixtape “Workprint: The Greatest Mixtape of All Time” alongside producer Cyrus tha Great, Sheen Philips, and Dj Prince as 1/3 of the “Film Skool Rejekts”. This project created waves in underground hip hop circles popping up on major blog sites such as hiphopdx.com & 2dopeboyz.com. A few years later Joyner hit the world with his 2011 solo debut “Listen 2 Me” (free for download at futurejoyner.bandcamp.com) which was well received by a steadily growing fan base. Since then Joyner has won an Alchemist sponsored rap competition (hiphopdx.com 2012), dropped visuals in support of “Listen 2 Me”, and created several stand alone music videos to hold fans over.
Hailing from the Windy City, Lil Zay Osama is an American rapper out of Chicago. He also goes by Lil Zay. In 2018, he acquired significant fame after releasing popular tracks like “Changed Up,” “Way Better,” and “Pain.” The rapper also received co-sign from Philadelphia artist, Meek Mill. He was born on June 3, 2000 in Chicago, Illinois. Lil Zay was raised on the south side of the city; the rough side. He recalled sleeping on floors and enduring winters without jacket. Growing up, the young artist got into legal troubles. Lil Zay Osama grew up experiencing street violence and had to constantly hustle, illegally, to earn money. After spending three years behind bar, upon release, he started pursuing music with undivided attention. Prior to spending time, his music career was already taking off as fans were getting to know his name. A versatile rapper, Lil Zay is not limited to hip-hop music. He admits being capable of singing Jazz, Pop, Rock and R&B.
While working with hard-edged production & powerful delivery, Savannah, Georgia rapper Quando Rondo opted for an emotionally nuanced lyrical approach with R&B undercurrents to set him apart. Flowing over stylized trap beats, his songs are intelligent & complex while incorporating enough melodic elements to remain pop friendly. Quando Rondo's rise was massive & quick, perhaps best exemplified by his life-inspired mixtapes Life B4 Fame & Life After Fame. In April 2018, the powerful Life B4 Fame mixtape streamed millions in its first few days. Quando quickly followed up with Life After Fame, in September 2018. The project found the young rapper grappling with his newfound success in almost every song, & featured Rich Homie Quan, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Boosie Badazz, & others.