There’s a burgeoning rap scene in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. Movements have been brewing since 2009 are taking shape this year.
- Big Bang, group, has worked with Wiz Khalifa, CyHi The Prince, Young Buck, & more.
- Jose G., rapper, is expected to be on Brick Squad/Trapaholics Mixtape, due out in Feburary.
- Emdubai, rapper, who performed this year at U of I’s halftime show, has reached 100,000+ views on YouTube and is rumored to have signed a major deal.
- Shakes, rapper, has garnered 10,000+ views on YouTube. He has led his squad, #drugmuzic, to several performances in Iowa City, and is rumored to be opening for Kendrick Lamar.
- DJ 500Benz, rap producer, has reached 11,000+ views on YouTube and put out a song with Spaceghostpurrp’s Raider Klan affiliate Mr. Sisco.
These are just a few of the top stories coming to the surface.
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