Notable song: “Dear Friends”
Sounds like: A conscious rhymer who touches on hip-hop staples like love, weed and life with a new and vivid perspective.
Why you need to know him: He recently returned from a 10-month trip around the world (India, South Africa, Brazil), where he gathered new insights and creative approaches to making music. Last year, Sol released Yours Truly, an independent LP that featured standout tracks “Stage Dive” and “2020.” Also, his new single “Dope” is a perfect representation of his recent journey, as he boasts a confident flow over some breezy production. The Zilla is back.