As Denver’s Hip-Hop scene continues to flourish, the artists are becoming more and more successful. Take a look at our Top 10 Hip-Hop artists in Denver right now.
The Reminders are a rare and remarkable musical duo seamlessly blending soulful sounds and roots music with insightful messages and thoughtful lyrics. The group consists of Brussels-born emcee Big Samir and Queens-born emcee/vocalist Aja Black, a collective creative force that’s hard to beat. Big Samir weaves intricate rhythmic patterns with a bilingual French/English flow, displaying his street-smart credibility in both his lyrics and cool demeanor. This is beautifully complimented by Aja Black’s confident delivery, diverse cadences, and unique vocal stylings. The two have an undeniable magical chemistry as they share more than lyrical abilities and stages; the couple shares a partnership in both music and life as Samir and Aja have been married for almost a decade.
J.Reid is A Young Artist who was born in The Bay Area, But Raised In Denver. Trying To Make A Name For Himself In This Hip-Hop Industry. He Recently Released His First Mixtape titled “Cali-Co State 2 State Vol. 1” Which is Available On iTunes. And he is working on Vol. 2 which is not to far away. He is expecting to release it September 8, 2014. He is definitely an artist to watch out for this year. Stay updated with this artist and follow his movement!
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Gaining notoriety with a feature on Joe Budden’s 2012 mixtape, ‘A Loose Quarter’, the Denver native put the industry on notice in 2013 by dropping five mixtapes, including his ‘Heights’ mixtapes series. With a mixtape already under his belt to start the new year, and his debut album ‘Rain In The Summer’ just released, there seems to be no slowing down one of Hip-Hop’ apparent leaders of the new school. His new Single “Good Vibes” was charting on KS107.5 Denver’s #1 HipHop Radio station and he also opened at Summer Jam for 30,000+ people at Fiddlers Green.
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When it comes to the Colorado hip-hop scene this artist is no stranger to the game. Denver native Raw-b has been hard at work on his music career since the mid 2000’s and he has a long list of accomplishments to show for it. He is responsible for giving a ton of Denver artists their first opportunity to perform and opening the door for up and coming Denver artists to gain exposure through his #1 rated internet radio show. His work ethic is relentless and his resume speaks for itself, the work he has put in over the years is obvious, he has opened for many mainstream acts and also selling out his own shows in Denver. Raw-B has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry one of the most notable was his track featuring Royce Da 5’9 which is considered a classic record in my books. One thing is for certain about this Denver hip-hop artist, his future is looking bright and right on track for some big time success.
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Born Le’Pries William Brooks, the 23-year-old is making his life’s short comings into a budding long term music career. With his hit mixtapes The Lonely Kid Show and Revenge of the Nerd, the Denver,Colorado native has been able to conduct his way through the Hip-Hop and Pop world. Homeless, unsigned and unrepresented, the mc/producer managed to spark the interest of DJ Ill Will by designing artwork for Kid Ink, Travis Porter, Wiz Khalifa and many more. Writing and Producing his Kid Ink assisted hit STFU, Pries has created a household name for himself. With millions of youtube channel views, a headlining tour, and an independent album that reached the Top 10 of iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap Album Charts the MC is proving that dreams can come true.
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Hailing out of West Denver this artist is really starting to make a name for himself. When you hear Wriky Knotz at first you will think he has been rapping for years, but the truth is he has only been in the game for a little more than a year now. Last year he won the rookie of the year award at the 5280 awards ceremony and hasn’t looked back since, dropping brand new videos on a monthly basis and working with some of hip-hop’s biggest names. One thing is for certain Wriky Knotz is a natural born hustler, he can turn nothing into something and make it look like it easy while he’s doing it. Be on the lookout for new projects coming from this Denver artist.
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The Foodchain, a hip hop collective based out of Denver, Colorado is a one of a kind team of M.C’s and producers. The band of “Super Friends’” vocal representation consists of four MC’s Mic Coats, C-1, FL, andChampionSoundKillaBlack, internally dubbed “the offense”.Conversely, “the defense” provides the group’s sound, and is driven by two incredible producers, Mass Prod and MoHeat on Keys, turntablist and bassist DJ Louiscide, and percussionist Alex The Great. Since bursting on the scene in 2009 and being named Westword’s “best new hip hop crew” in their “Best of Denver” issue, The Foodchain has been one of the top groups in Colorado hip hop, making noise all the way across the front range and worldwide over three projects and on songs with the likes Talib Kweli and Big Pooh of Little Brother. They’ve rocked with everyone from Lauryn Hill to Ice Cube over the last few years and recently signed a deal with acclaimed New York DJ Statik Selektah’s digital imprint.
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You might have seen his face on billboards in Denver or heard his new song featuring 2 chains, either way this artist is hard a work gaining new fans. Creepy Loc grew up on the streets of Los Angeles, CA and Denver, CO as a young kid chasing his dreams and overcoming more obstacles than most. Everybody has a story; a major part of his can be googled, literally. He has become more than his poverty, his childhood, and his legal background. Creepy will not stop until he gets signed; he has come too far. “Our initial occurrence of meeting has grown us from our wild irresponsible past to the productive, tenacious artist that I am today.” They have grown into a self-sufficient indie record label with great artists’. His influences are Tupac Shukar ,E-40, and 50 Cent. To him these are artist that have climbed there way to the top no matter what little hope was given to them. His music is unique because its a mixture of both east coast and west coast beats and lyrics. He has a diverse fan base from the streets of California and Denver, to the posh mountain towns and suburbs; his fans love and appreciate his music. He has opened up for NAS, SCRAREFACE, YO GOTTI, YOUNG BUCK, LIL SCRAPPY, GHOST FACE KILLAH , MOBB DEEP, Yo Gotti, Rich Homie Quan, YG and many more. Headlined 2 of his own instate tours not guilty tour and push the line tour. He recently released a track featuring main stream artist 2 Chains that is now available on Itunes.
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In a genre where many artists sacrifice substance for commercial appeal, Myke Charles strikes a delicate balance. This unique emcee/singer has the ability to provoke thought and still heat the club with his progressive yet classically influenced musical style. In his debut mix-tape, Lift Off, Myke showcases effortless charm and delivery through powerful lyrics. With energetic performances unrivaled in hip-hop, MC has shared the stage with the likes of Lupe Fiasco, Flo Rida, Kid iNK, Chiddy Bang, and many more. Having gained national notoriety as the front man of ‘Rapapella’ sensation Urban Method on NBC’s The Sing Off, the Denver native has drawn comparisons to Drake, Eminem and J. Cole.
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All he ever wanted for most of his life was to be a emcee, a hip hop artist. He could only dream about the day he’d be recording in a top notch studio, performing in front of people who know his music, and touching strangers with his words. The road to his first mixtape has been long and sometimes hopeless, but as the apostle Paul said “perseverance builds character”. Rasean Douja is well on his way to become one of Denver’s greatest. His passion for the music is undeniable and you can feel it on every track.
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