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The Break Presents: Chris Miles

Two years ago, you might have recognized a baby-faced Chris Miles impress rap fans worldwide with his viral audition video to America’s Got Talent. Since then, the New York MC has grown up a bit, releasing two mixtapes (I Am Me, Growing Pains) and preparing to drop his official EP debut Birth Of Cool next Monday on DatPiff. Backed by the gift of lyricism and a vintage, boom-bap sound to boot, don’t be surprised if Miles rises from child prodigy to hip-hop’s next big thing. “I use music as motivation,” the 15-year-old rhymer says. “The fact that nobody has done it at this age before. ...

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