The New New: 15 New York Rappers You Should Know
Borough: Manhattan (Harlem)
Notable song: “Pierce”
Sounds like: Art house Pusha T with Snoop Dogg’s laid-back demeanor.
Why you need to know him: After parting ways with the A$AP Mob, Lord set out to craft his own blend of dark, artsy sonics and fashion-forward tough-talk. With only a few songs in his canon, the Harlem rapper has already made a name for himself working with the likes of Pusha T and producers Hudson Mohawke and Blood Diamonds.