The Break

Up and coming artists

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…
The Break Presents: Kolley
Kolley is from a small town called Bassfield, MS, which isn't usually home to budding rap stars. After dropping his all-star mixtape, RNS, as well as garnering attention from Big K.R.I.T., Kolley is on the cusp of becoming something great...
The Break Presents: Mick Jenkins
Chicago has a lot of new faces these days. Next up to soak in the spotlight is Mick Jenkins, who is making noise for his intricate lyricism and relatable themes. Check out his latest project, Tree And Truths, and find out how he plans to change people's lives...
The Break Presents: Maxo Kream
Maxo Kream is a rising artist from the Southwest side of Houston. The Kream Clicc member has established a cult-like following due to his sharp flow and crystal clear imagery delivered through his gritty bars about his hometown. His project Quicc Strikes pushed him into the limelight, hitting over 8…
The Break Presents: Kur
Rappers with co-signs can often lead to bigger things. This past April, Meek Mill has tweeted about a young boy from Philly named Kur. The 20-year-old MC embodies the street aesthetic the city is know for. Plus, his rapid-fire delivery is a strong sign he's about to go places...
The Break Presents: Kap G
Kap G has a solid message for his debut mixtape: Put on for his people. "I gotta make a statement. I feel like we are one of the forgotten. It’s time for us to step up. I titled it Like A Mexican so they can already know what is up," he says...
The Break Presents: Tiron & Ayomari
Tiron & Ayomari started out as solo artists who were tearing up the blogosphere independently. After creating the song "What You Waiting On" and seeing the immediate response from their collective fan bases, a dynamic duo was formed. Si...
The Break Presents: Well$
Charlotte rapper Well$ flew under our radars when he released his debut EP, 2012’s $ay La V, that brought up his profile. Now, with his city behind him, the 19-year-old spitter is aiming to let his next project do the talking. Well$ is here...
The Break Presents: Bloody Jay
Photography By: Colin Elliot
Incarcerated rapper Bloody Jay recently made waves after dropping Blatlanta 2: Brazy and Black Portland with Young Thug. Jay is still keeping his name buzzing these days with his recent annoucement of a new tape in the works called NawFR...
The Break Presents: ZelooperZ
After a Twitter exchange with Danny Brown that revealed he was fucking with ZelooperZ, the 20-year-old Detroit MC was immediately inducted into the Bruiser Brigade. Aiming to be as original as his role model, 'Looperz stole the show at this year's SXSW with his cameo performances alongside…

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