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The Break Presents: Gist The Essence

Get familiar with Gist The Essence, who plans to follow in the footsteps of all the legendary Queens MCs that came before him. Standout: "La La La" Also check out: "Roller Coaster" ft. Cocoa Sarai And: "Young, Gifted, & Black" Name: Gist The Essence Hometown: Queens Village, Queens NY I grew up listening to: All kinds of music was played around my house, but of course Hip Hop is what got me. A whole lot of Nas. I’m from Queens, so he was like dopest rapper ever to me. I listened to Jay and a lot of other dope artists of the times. Next to them, I listened to ...

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