The Break

Up and coming artists

The Break Presents: The Incomparable Shakespeare
Influenced by genres outside of hip-hop, this Flatbush native delivers solid bars and hooks with ease. Before By Any Dreams Necessary drops this summer, get in tune with NY’s budding lyricist.
Standout: "Tried By 12 Brooklyn Kidz"
Also check out: "Bars &a…
The Break Presents: Lil Herb
Best known for his collaborations with Lil Bibby, this 17-year-old up-and-comer is about to take over the streets. Find out why he's considered the hottest in the zoo.
Standout: “Kill Shit" ft. Lil Herb
Also check out: “Lil Herb Freestyle”
And: "…
The Break Presents: Lil Bibby
Chicago is bubbling with new talent. Meet Lil Bibby, the 18-year-old who got co-signs from everyone to Drake and Kevin Durant. Let his tales from the hood speak for itself.
Standout: "For The Low"
Also check out: "How We Move" ft. King Louie
And: "My Hood&am…
The Break Presents: Neff
Working with the likes of Prodigy and Game, this young spitter is aiming to make an impact soon. No pencil, no phone. Just bars.
Standout: “Weight Up”
Also check out: "The Storm" ft. Prodigy
And: "Take A Pic" ft. Game and Tyga
Name: Marshal…
The Break Presents: Aych
Aych, who is an open mic champion six years running in Tampa, is ready to take the next step. Currently preparing his Power project, get familiar with this MC on the rise.
Standout: "I Don't Need Em"
Also check out: "Angel Devil"
And: "Intro" (Off Monster Mixtape)
Name: Ayc…
The Break Presents: ScienZe
As a frequent collaborator of former XXL Freshman Blu, this BK native is on the verge of making an impact in hip-hop. Get to know the MC behind Ella: The Prologue.
Standout: “No Pressure”

Also check out: "Enjoy Tonight"
And: "Song In A Glass&q…
The Break Presents: Jahzel
On the heels of his new album, In God’s Image, Jahzel is on his way to carving his own lane. Coming from the burgeoning Chi-Town scene, his soulful songwriting and truck-rattling production will make an impact soon.
Standout: "Carefree"
Also check out: “Chapters”
And: “In God's Image”
Name: Ja…
The Break Presents: Livin’ Proof
As a youth, Livin' Proof came up under Memphis Bleek's Get Lo Imprint, going on five Roc-A-Fella tours. Now, fresh off the release of his debut album Die For A Deal 5.0, this Brooklynite is ready to stand on his own.
Standout: "Keep Living"
Also check out: "Cut The Check"
And: "…
The Break Presents: Yung Gleesh
An affiliate of Fat Trel's Slutty Boyz crew and Chief Keef's GBE collective, Yung Gleesh is just weeks away from the release of his street album Ain't Shit Changed. Get familiar with this 23-year-old out of D.C.
Standout: "Skrong"

Also check out: "L…
The Break Presents: Da$h
Known for his appearances on Ski Beatz' 24 Hour Karate School: Twilight album and the A$AP Mob's Lords Never Worry mixtape, this 20-year-old out of New Jersey is ready for his own moment in the spotlight.
Standout: "Thunderbolt"
Also check out: "MellowSauce"
And: "Name Tag"…

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