When you have a handful of favorite artists you depend on to bring consistent good music like Drake, Future, Nicki Minaj, and more it’s hard to give new artists a chance. Plus, who has the time to look for new artist that are on the brink of greatness. Well, we do, so to make your life a little easier, we’ve compiled a playlist of two artist you should currently be listening to. Lil Dicky, a Jewish kid from Philly and Little Simz a rapper from North London are both making big noise in the industry and we felt the need to put you in the loop.
Lil Dicky The Professional Rapper
Lil Dicky is like the funny guy in your class who doesn’t mind embarrassing himself for laughs sake. As told in his single “Professional Rapper“, which features Snoop Dogg, Dicky’s main focus is to bring a refreshing perspective to the rap game that is both entertaining and relatable. For starters, his alluring flow and skillful control of comical bars leave you wanting more of this corky guy. Yes you’ll try to anticipate what his next move will be but then he quickly switches it up and moves into another inticing rhythm. From his hilarious videos to his professional rap tactics, Lil Dicky has found his place on the billboard charts and hopefully into your playlist.
Lil Dicky Fast Facts
- Album was #7 on the Billboard Charts.
- Opened for 112 when he was 14.
- Progressed his rap career by raising over $100,000 via crowd sourcing.
Little Simz The English Rapper
This North London Native has been making a name for herself, (yes herself) for a few years now. With such a distinct sound, it’s refreshing to have a female take the game in such an original way. Her whole style is so authentic and has made her hard not to notice. Her bars are not only intelligent, hard but her voice alone will hypnotize you. In addition, she’s made creative. As a part of the journey to relaxing her album “A Curious Tale of Trials + Persons” she hosted a visual listening party that included dope interactive art installations that brought the album to life. She’s already been nominated for awards and it will only be a matter of time before she’s taking arms full home.
Little Simz Fast Facts
- Opened for School Boy Q
- Andre 300, Mos Def, Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole are all fans of hers.
- She’s releasing her album in her own lab3l.
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