The Break Presents: Kevin Kartier

Breakout: “What He Say”

Also Check: “Burn One”

And: “Loyalty Over Royalty” featuring Killa Kyleon

Name: Kevin Kartier

Age: 22

Reppin’: Aviator Gang (AvG)/Biloxi, MS (Katrinaville)

My style and/or skills have been compared to: Most of the people I hear from say that my style really isn’t a lot like anyone else’s. The most consistent comparison I’ve heard is to Bun B because of my versatility & consistency. I really appreciate any comparison to someone successful but I really don’t try to emulate anybody.

I started rapping: I originally would rap alone to songs when I was a kid. I wrote my first rhyme in sixth grade & I haven’t stopped since.

My standout records and/or moments have been: I think the track I did with Brisco (“The Set Up”) really helped me catch the attention of a lot of people & blogs. After that, I followed up with Katrinaville (Co-Hosted by RefinedHype & The Sermon’s Domain) & things have only been growing from there. I’ve been fortunate so far.

I’m gonna change the game by: By being a part of something bigger then myself. I really feel like there’s been an upswing in talented, musically inclined people coming into the game & finding success. I’d just like to think I can contribute to this movement & help this become almost a “new golden era” for a younger generation.

My goal in hip-hop is: Is to be able to create the best music possible, & contribute to the cultures overall survival, growth & evolution. I genuinely enjoy creating music & being able to express how I feel through art, being able to make a living doing it is just a blessing.

I’d like to work with: Man, to be honest, theres almost too many people to name. Just a few would be Bun B, Kayne West, Just Blaze, The Neptunes, Cee-Lo Green & more. I could keep going haha.

I’m gonna be the next: I’m gonna be the first me. I’m one of the first from where I’m from to start really getting some attention & I plan to only build on it. I’m gonna always give you me & my point of view on my tracks. You’re gonna get to know me through my music.

To check out more of my music, you can go to: My site or Twitter

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  • Tevaar S

    Wow!! This is incredible XXL featuring my boy Kev #AvG #Katrinaville

  • Christopher “Darrell Strong” Armstrong

    I see you Kartier. I knew you were on your way! Check reppin MS. #228gottalent

  • K

    Man to everybody that has hated on my boy Kev this is like the biggest fuck you he can give you!!! LOL He aint make it yet but he damn sure is further than yall are!!! Keep up the good work my boy!!

  • J O’Keefe

    Props to my boy K. Kartier comin’ on the scene reppin the Coast, reppin real ass dudes.. #AvG

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