The Come Up

The Come Up: OT Genasis
Busta Rhymes’ The Conglomerate is steadily rising as hip-hop’s next clique. After Busta’s run with Flipmode Squad, the veteran MC formed The Conglomerate in 2011 with a new set of talent to put on. Besides longtime member J-Doe and buzzing singer Nikki Grier, Long Beach’s own OT Genasis has seen a s…
The Come Up: Dutch ReBelle
Dutch ReBelle is Boston's fiery talent that's ready to go big.
Boston hip-hop has reached a new level of popularity. It's evident at the Middle East Rock Club in Cambridge, MA last Friday night (Sept. 26), where Dutch ReBelle reached some rarefied air...
The Come Up: Eric Bellinger

After penning notable hits for Chris Brown and Justin Bieber, the singer/songwriter is stepping into the limelight.
Since inking a publishing deal with Sony in 2010, Eric Bellinger has steadily been on the rise. As a songwriter he has continued to strike gold with hits for the likes of Chris Brown (“…
The Come Up: iLoveMakonnen
Meet the unconventional rapper/singer who is representing a different side of the Atlanta rap scene.
Co-signs still matter in hip-hop. And when the most popular rapper in the game right now remixes your song, it’s only inevitable that you are going to blow up...
The Come Up: Raz Fresco
Meet the producer/rapper from Toronto who is putting a new flavor to golden age hip-hop.
At 19, Toronto's Raz Fresco could be the youngest veteran in hip-hop. Having already released six projects and produced for some of the industry's biggest names including Wale, B...
The Come Up: GoldLink
The mysterious MC behind The God Complex speaks.
The road for GoldLink has been extremely interesting to watch. Strategically within a span of a year, the DMV native has got a lot of important names in the industry watching him. For his first show at Electric Circus' The Players Ball in NYC earlier t…
The Come Up: Bandman Kevo
The Chicago rapper has a promising career ahead of him.
Written By Jake Krzeczowski
Crossing the street and entering the ice cream parlor it was easy to pick out Bandman Kevo. Clad in sweatpants and a pair of Louis Vuitton sneakers, he stood out from the typical Baskin Robbins patron...
The Come Up: Ryshon Jones
The North Philly MC with the potential to go big.
Written By: Christopher Minaya
Ryshon Jones takes off his black Last Rights cap and sits down in the back of a Gregorys Coffee in downtown Manhattan. Seated next to the air conditioner, he avoids eye contact...
The Come Up: Tink

Chicago’s hip-hop scene has been covered extensively in recent years. The explosion of talent comes after drill received a national spotlight in 2012, which was largely in part due to Chief Keef’s GBE movement. Just when you thought it was all said and done, guys like 2014 XXL Freshmen Chance The Ra…

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