For years, when people thought about Boston hip-hop, there was only one name that popped up—Guru, as one half of Gang Starr with DJ Premier. The city, long a hotbed for punk and indie rock—not to mention the arena-sized egos of Aerosmith and Boston—has slipped under the radar for decades on the hip-hop side of things; even Guru left the Bean for the more hip-hop-savvy shores of Brooklyn...
"I dedicate this to all those who lost their lives and those who were injured during the Boston Bombing. Boston Strong.” In light of the Boston Marathon bombings, Gio Dee releases a song in honor of the natives injured in the terrorist attack...
This 20-year-old out of Boston is fresh off the release of his Fashionably Late EP from earlier this month. Today, get familiar with Gio Dee, who's looking to create a new sound for Beantown.
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Name: Gio Dee
Hometown: Boston, MA
I grew up listening to: 2Pac, Cash Money
We may be witnessing another rise of a super rap group. Two-9, a rapper clique out of Atlanta, is starting to turn some heads. If you haven't met the members yet, no worries, XXL recently did a feature of each member. Here we have Reese (Two-9) on a track with Gio Dee called "Timbos & 45's" which is off Gio's new EP, Fashionably Late. Th...