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The Break Presents: Taylor Bennett
"I have more of a hip-hop flow and Chance is more of an entertainer. I'm more of a rapper. I like to paint stories. I like to create situations."
Taylor Bennett and Chance The Rapper are not the same. The 20-year-old MC has started to cultivate a fanbase of his own thanks to hi…
The Break Presents: Wara From The NBHD
Interview By Paul Meara
Releasing his latest album Kidnapped late last month and even seeing a top 15 placement on Billboard’s Emerging Artists Chart with “Raw,” Wara From The NBHD has been getting notice recently. Pretty good for a kid who claims he never …
The Break Presents: Yung Simmie
SpaceGhostPurrp's Raider Klan is filled with talented members and one of them is Yung Simmie. The 20-year-old Miami native garnered listener's attention for his debut album, Shut Up & Vibe 2, and plans to increase his buzz even more. Expect big things from this kid...
The Break Presents: Mi$tro
After getting the streets buzzing with "Caroline," up-and-coming rapper Mi$tro is ready to gain more recognition with his new mixtape, The Commonwealth 2. Read up on the kid before he drops his tape later today.
Name: Mi$tro
Age: 22
Hometown: Caroline County, VA
I grew up listening to:…
The Break Presents: Cozz
South Central's Cozz made waves when J. Cole announced that he signed him to his Dreamville label. Now, the upstart MC says Dreamville are ready to shake the rap game up. "We got three different areas. We got West Coast. We got Queens and we got Carolina on the squad," he says…
The Break Presents: Le$
Born in New Orleans, but a Houston hard-hitter, Le$ has been making noise off his frequent collaborations with Curren$y. But he's also built his own reputation as a solo MC with a buregoning career ahead of him. Get to know H-Town's next MC up...
The Break Presents: Ace Cosgrove
Outside of D.C. rappers Wale and Fat Trel, Maryland has yet to found their young rapper to put on for the region. While there's a strong pool of talent ready to blow, Ace Cosgrove captured our attention with his mixtape Simple Criticism, which showcased his free-spirited rhymes over prime produ…
The Break Presents: Dreezy
After shutting down Nicki Minaj and Lil Herb's "Chi-Raq," 20-year-old MC Dreezy is another buzzing threat to pay attention to. While she's busy working on the deluxe version to Schizo, find out why she gets comparisons to conscious rappers, how she plans to be the new fac…
The Break Presents: Zumo Kollie
After the release of his EP, You're a Good Sport Zumo Kollie, the Rhode Island MC is quickly becoming a name in the rap game. To accompany the release of the EP, Zumo Kollie is releasing episodes from his documentary, which you can check out the premiere of episode 2 below...
The Break Presents: Joey Purp
Joey Purp is part of Chicago's budding crew called SaveMoney consisting of 2014 XXL Freshmen Chance The Rapper and Vic Mensa, as well as Kami De Chukwu, Tokyo Shawn and Caleb James. Purp is coming up next from the bunch and is ready to take off real soon when his highly anticipated project…

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